It will also encourage Matthew to seek care and to be as honest as possible

It will also encourage matthew to seek care and to be

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creating a trusting environment by respecting client privacy. It will also encourage Matthew to seek care and to be as honest as possible during the visits. It allows for the free flow of information between the Matthew and the worker as well as acknowledges Matthew’s personal life and all the issues and problems that belong to him. 3. Describe how you would determine, in consultation with Matthew, a mutual approach to addressing his needs. To determine in consultation with Matthew a mutual approach to address his needs I would negotiate with Matthew his goals and indicators of achievement. As well as planning a structured sequence of activities and timetable to achieve Matthew’s objective. 4. How would you respond to the family’s concerns about Matthew? I would respond to the family’s concerns about Matthew by involving them where possible, supporting them and validating their feelings. Helping to reduce any guilt they are feeling, and where appropriate reassuring them that they have done the best they could with the
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knowledge and skills they had at the time. I’d also provide Matthew’s family with information about our program, what services we have available, the limitations on service-delivery, philosophies behind the approaches, (e.g. stages of change, harm minimization), and family inclusive policies and practice, as well as information about specific relevant issues, (e.g. drug issues, mental health).
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