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2.2 Assess how well own knowledge, skills and understanding meet standards

Qualification: Level 2 Diploma in Care
Unit name: Personal development in care settings
Learning outcome: 2. Be able to reflect on own work activities
Assessment criteria: 2.2 Assess how well own knowledge, skills and understanding meet standards

 

Standards are the expectations that should be met and exceeded when providing quality services in the healthcare sector. Some examples of standards can be found here.

You can assess your own knowledge, skills and understanding against standards by reading them and analysing how your own work practice and performance compare with them. They can be very useful to highlight areas where you may need additional training or guidance.

The Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers in England is an especially useful checklist to ensure that you are working to best practices.