Question 1.docx - Question 1 Conduct independent research and provide an overview of the different contexts for the provision of personal support and

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Question 1 Conduct independent research and provide an overview of the different contexts for the provision of personal support and how these impact on the way services are provided. (280–300 words) Personal support workers care for people who are ill, elderly or need help with daily tasks. You make sure your clients are comfortable, safe and enjoy emotional and physical well-being. Personal support must be provided in a way to maximise independence and quality of life of the client. The potential impact of provision of personal care support on a client can be both positive and negative. A positive impact might be relief that support is being provided or pleasure at the increased social contact provided by care support. Potential negative impact might include embarrassment, fear, disempowerment, humiliation or discomfort. the client might feel a loss of control over their life, so it is important for staff to try to ensure that support actually improves the quality of client’s life.
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