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Avan abdiUnit1 P1Miss O´neillP1 explain different types of relationships that can be built in health, social care or childcareenvironmentsIntroductionWhy are relationships important in health and social care?Relationships are important in health and social care because it builds up trust and confidence betweenprofessionals and service users. Having a good relationship means having trust too which is a veryimportant thing in a relationship. Relationships are important because everyone needs to have at leastone person that they have a relationship with so they can have someone to talk to and have them whenthey need any kind of support or help. It will also help service users have more confidence to tell otherusers if something is wrong. It is important to have a relationship where you know you have someonethat will listen to you and understand you, and this is important in health and social care because It willalso help service users mentally, knowing they are not alone, and it will motivate them more knowingthey have relationships with other people and encourage them to come to work every day with peopleyou enjoy being with because you have a good relationship with them. There are 5 types of relationshipsin health and social care, and these are, people who need care and support, families and advocates ofservice users, colleagues and peers, managers senior colleagues and other professionals or practitioners.Setting 1: residential care home:Families and advocates of individuals who require support:In the mental capacity act, it introduces independent mental capacity advocates (IMCAs), which supportspeople who can't make their own decisions due to maybe a learning difficulty, dementia, mental healthproblems, strokes or head injuries.The Mental Capacity Act (2005) makes sure that a good relationship is built between an advocate and aservice user. Advocates must be very trustworthy and respectful; they must be honest too so thatindividuals in care homes can trust them. It is important that they ensure that everyone there will havetheir voice heard on important issues. This means, for service users to have their voice heard and wishesbeing heard loudly, they must be able to build a trust between themselves and their advocate. Anadvocate is someone who speaks on behalf of someone else and helps them to be able to get their voiceheard by others. Reasons why some individuals are not able to have their voice heard could be because,they haven't been given the right to speak or they can't speak because of an illness or they aren't able tomake wise decisions because of mental health problems or because of having learning difficulties.Having a good and trustworthy relationship with your family and advocate is very important because theindividual that needs help and support might not trust anyone else or may not be comfortable to talk toanyone else about their worries, thoughts or needs with anyone else, except for them. Therefore, having

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