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This unit must be assessed in accordance with Skills for Care and Development's QCF Assessment Principles.
Learning Outcomes 2, 3, 4 and 5 must be assessed in a real work situation.
Understand the importance of supporting individuals to continue recommended therapies
Analyse the potential benefits of recommended therapies to an individual’s health and wellbeing
Describe barriers that may prevent individuals from continuing recommended therapies, and the possible consequences of discontinuation
Be able to encourage individuals to complete activities recommended by therapists
Establish agreement on an individual’s needs and preferences about continuing a recommended therapy
Provide opportunities for an individual to access information about the benefits of continuing the recommended therapy
Describe how to overcome an individual’s fears or concerns about continuing the recommended therapy
Be able to support individuals to continue recommended therapy
Clarify with the therapist the information needed before providing support for the therapy
Promote active participation during therapy
Address difficulties encountered during therapy
Provide constructive feedback and encouragement to the individual during therapy
Be able to observe, record and report on observations during recommended therapy
Establish with the individual and others what observations need to be made during therapy sessions
Carry out agreed observations
Record agreed observations as required
Report on the findings of observations to individuals and others
Be able to contribute to evaluation and review of recommended therapies
Work with others to establish processes and criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of the therapy and the support provided
Carry out agreed role to support the evaluation, using observations and feedback from the individual and others
Agree changes to therapy sessions or the support provided