Care of the Older Person 5N2706

2D) Once you have demonstrated the above skill you are required to write a report on Assisting with eating and drinking, using the following guidelines:

Introduction and aims: - (5 marks)

•   Title of skill

•   Advance preparation

–     Preparation of area, what equipment is needed? (1 Marks)

–     Health and safety precautions taken? (1 Marks)

•   Identify the needs of the client

–     What are the specific needs of the client? (1 Marks)

–     What information do you need and where do you look for that information? (1 Marks)

–     How do you prepare the client for the specific task – consent, explanation of task etc.? (1 Marks)

Implementation: - (6 marks)

•   How did you assist the client while completing this skill – step by step of what you did. (2 Marks)

•   How did you promote independence and dignity while carrying out the skill? (2 Marks)

•   How did you show effective communication with the client and other members of the team? (2 Marks)

Conclusion & Evaluation: - (6 marks)

•    How did you promote positive attitudes in relation to care of the older person in the home or in a residential facility? (2 Marks)

•    Outline 2 recommendations how you can improve quality of the service provision in relation to the skills you demonstrated. (2 Marks)

•   Brief evaluation of your performance during the skill – how did you do & what did you learn? (2 Marks)