Empowerment in Health and Social Care Assignment

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION..........................................................................................................................1MAIN BODY..................................................................................................................................1CONCLUSION...............................................................................................................................7REFERENCES................................................................................................................................1
INTRODUCTIONEmpowerment is identified as an intentional process that covers the action and initiativesof an individual in gaining power in their lives. In health and social care empowerment meansservice users, patients and carers exercising choice as well as taking power of their lives(Anderson, 2016). Apart from this, social work intervention bring up to action which is taken bythe social worker in order to provide support or service to at-need individuals in direct manner.In this report, chosen organisation is Australian Institute for Patient and Family Centred Care(AIPFCC), It was developed in 2009 by Dr Catherine Crock to transform the safety and qualityof Australian healthcare by promoting innovative and effective partnership between families,patients and healthcare professionals. This report includes empowerment approaches and itsbenefits to clients and professionals social workers.MAIN BODYSocial worker traditionally apply a series of processes or steps to support clients in orderto resolve their issue (Social work intervention,2017). These steps cover developing a better andstrong relationship among the customer, workers and the client's engagement, gathering dataregarding the assessment, making sense out of the data i.e. diagnosis etc. A key component of thesocial work activity is the assortment of intervention approach, informed by sociological andpsychological theories and assessments of social work. Through quality of assessment andobservation, social employee are capable to find out and explain conditions(Beckett and Horner,2015). It create hypotheses regarding potential results and select best methods of intervention toaccomplish wanted outcomes. Purpose of the intervention is maximising life skills and changingbehaviours to maximise life option. Another motive of this is to promote independence andempowerment among clients and professional worker.Social work interventions are identified as a combination of skills followed bypractitioners, its customers and related participants like family members with the motive ofresolving issue, decreasing symptoms, improving adaptive capabilities and enhancing overallpsychological (Beresford and Croft, 2016). Intervention cover skills that assist clientsaccomplish essential intervention goals i.e. improve performance, lower depression etc. Insimple word, social work interventions are meaningful action for workers which are mainlybased on accurate knowledge and knowing acquired values adopted and skills learnt. Thence,interventions are skills, knowledge, value and understanding in action. It may emphasis on1
communities, groups, families or individuals and be in various forms relaying on their objectivesand whether non-directive or directive.This assignment evaluate the process of social work intervention as per the opinion of anempowerment approach. It highlight the effective ways in which such approach can be essentialto professional social workers and clients (Rubin & Babbie, (2016).This evaluation summariesand justified empowerment approach. It is also determine that how social employees can enablethemselves before supporting the empowerment among customer. Strategies also use which helpthe clients and social workers in order to proceed their own power (Cornwall and Rivas, 2015).This report evaluate authorisation as a part of strength which is mainly related with perspectivethat helps in improvement of instinctive capabilities.There are certain ways in order to endow customers and this measure will yield accountof the various ways in order to approach authorisation of people, women with disabilities andperson with mental health related problems, and how management can benefit the social workerand clients relationships, attitudes etc. Beside this, social worker require to be conscious andpractices approach for empowerment in an effective manner to be capable to trust in theircustomer's strength, dreams, abilities and resources. This will incorporate the customer to learnto observe themselves as another see them (Hepworth and et. al., 2016). Customers have notacknowledged their strong point and it is up to the social employee to endow them as well asassist their clients to recognise its own skills. Empowerment refers to maximising the political,spiritual, educational, gender, economic or social strength of persons and communities.In social sector, there are many empowerment strategiessuch as giving the required skillsto do the job, providing adequate data and resources and building employees’ confidence etc.thatare effective and significant for providing satisfaction to customers, but Australian Institutefor Patient and Family Centred Care works to provide assistance to marginalized people(Padgett, 2016). This is effective in order to make them familiar with group of people byengaging them with various social groups. Empowerment does not only mean to give power, itmeans to make policies which provides some positive results also. With the help ofempowerment, people are able to improve skills and qualifications which improves overallcondition of job profile. This helps to improve condition of society and various issues of societygets resolved. As there is difference in perception of person, so empowerment make them broadsense to think and then take actions(Gould, 2016). When some power is delegated to person,2
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