Practice with adults – Assignment Guidance
Task – a 2,000-word essay exploring a key aspect of adult social care provision.
B1: Explain how specific interventions can be used to empower and promote the rights of adults.
C1: Identify and evaluate the range of social care services provided to adults in a variety of settings.
Question: Are vulnerable adults safer or more at risk as a result of personal budgets becoming the main way of delivering community care services?
Explain assignment aim.
Define personal budgets and philosophy behind it.
Clarify people’s rights on direct payments.
Explain how specific interventions can be used to empower and promote the rights of adults (Person centred approach, motivational interviewing, family
Specify interventions for personal budgets. Give example.
Pros and cons of personal budgets such as financial abuse, service user not knowing that they are now legally an employer. Flexibility, choice, etc.
What services can personal budgets be used for and what it cannot be used for.
What are the consequences of vulnerable adults not getting services they require or not having their needs met.
Summary and conclusion.