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Unit must be assessed in line with the Skills for Care and Development QCF Assessment Principles.
LO 2, 3, and 4 must be assessed in real work environment.
Understand how active support translates values into person-centred practical action with an individual
Explain how the key characteristics of active support differ from the hotel model
Define the terms:
• promoting independence
• informed choice
• valued life
Explain how use of active support can promote independence, informed choice and a valued life
Be able to interact positively with individuals to promote participation
Explain the three elements in positive interaction that promote an individual’s participation in activity
Break a routine task into manageable steps for an individual
Provide different levels of help to support an individual to participate in a task or activity
Positively reinforce an individual’s participation in an activity
Be able to implement person-centred daily plans to promote participation
Provide opportunities for an individual to participate in activity throughout the day avoiding lengthy periods of disengagement
Use a structured person-centred format to ensure that a valued range of activities for an individual is available
Use a structured format to plan support for an individual to participate in activities
Be able to maintain person- centred records of participation
Record an individual’s participation in activities
Describe changes in an individual’s participation over time
Report the extent to which an individual’s participation represents the balance of activity associated with a valued lifestyle