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Analyse factors that contribute to the well-being of individuals

Qualification: Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care
Unit name: Implement person-centred approaches in care settings
Learning outcome: 6. Be able to promote individuals’ well-being
Assessment criteria: 6.2 Analyse factors that contribute to the well-being of individuals

Many factors contribute to the well-being of individuals and, as a care worker, it is important to be aware of them so that you can take a holistic approach to provide the best quality of life for your service users.

These factors include:

  • Physical health – regular exercise, good nutrition, getting enough sleep
  • Mental health –
  • Social interaction – having a network of close factors, intimate relationships, sense of belonging
  • Economic factors – having enough money
  • Having a sense of purpose – e.g. career, community work
  • Having a positive outlook on life
  • Spiritual health – e.g. religion or belief