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Demonstrate how active participation can address the holistic needs of an individual

Qualification: Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care
Unit name: Implement person-centred approaches in care settings
Learning outcome: 4. Be able to implement and promote active participation
Assessment criteria: 4.3 Demonstrate how active participation can address the holistic needs of an individual

Active participation can address the holistic needs of an individual by:

  • Encouraging physical exercise and physical health
  • Encouraging social activities to prevent social isolation and potential mental health conditions
  • Supporting an individual to make their own choices and promote independence
  • Demonstrating that an individual’s views are respected and valued

By utilising active participation, care workers can build a comprehensive picture of an individual and all the unique needs, wishes and preferences. It also helps to develop a strong bond between caregivers and care receivers that is built on trust.