Qualification: Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care
Unit: Facilitate person-centred assessment to support well-being of individuals
Learning outcome: Be able to carry out person-centred assessment that promotes social, emotional, cultural, spiritual and intellectual wellbeing
Assessment criteria: 3.3 Work with an individual and others to assess requirements to support wellbeing: a. social, b. emotional, c. cultural, d. spiritual, e. intellectual, f. economic
- Some of the factors that support well-being and should be considered during assessment include:
- Social – what is needed for the individual to establish or maintain a strong social network?
- Emotional – does the individual currently have access to emotional support when needed? Do new sources of emotional support need to be established?
- Cultural – is the individual’s culture important to them? If so, what are their cultural needs? Diet? Traditional days of celebration? Regular activities? Clothing?
- Spiritual – what are the individual’s spiritual and religious needs? Diet? Religious holidays? Clothing? Activities?
- Intellectual – what is needed to keep the individual intellectual stimulated? Education? Vocational studies? Learning a trade?
- Economic – what is the individual’s current financial situation? Do they have enough money to maintain their monthly living expenses? Are there issues related to poverty or socio-economic status?