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Question: Unit 505 – Working in partnership in health and social care or children and young people’s setting.

505.1 Understand partnership working
1.1 Identify the features of effective partnership working.
1.2 Explain the importance of partnership working with:
Colleagues
Other professionals
1.3 Analyse how partnership working delivers better outcomes.
1.4 Explain how to overcome barriers to partnership working.
1.5 Use different means of communication to meet different needs.

505.2 Be able to establish and maintain working relationships with colleagues.
2.1 Explain own role and responsibilities in working with colleagues.
2.2 Develop and agree common objectives when working with colleagues
2.3 Evaluate own working relationship with colleagues.
2.4 Deal constructively with any conflict that may arise with colleagues.

505.3 Be able to establish and maintain working relationships with other professionals.
3.1 Explain own role and responsibilities in working with other professionals.
3.2 Develop procedures for effective working relationships with other professionals.
3.3 Agree common objectives when working with other professionals within the boundaries of own role and responsibilities.
3.4 Evaluate procedures for working with other professionals.
3.5 Deal constructively with any conflict that may arise with other professionals.

4. Be able to work in partnership with others.
4.1 Analyse the importance of working in partnership with others.
4.2 Develop procedures for effective working relationships with others.
4.3 Agree common objectives when working with others within the boundaries of own role and responsibility.
4.4 Evaluate procedures for working with others.
4.5 Deal constructively with any conflict that may arise with others.

Answer: 1.1 It is important to work in partnership with others because all partner agencies can share information and concerns to create a holistic view about young people in my care when any need arises. Partnership working can help to keep the young people safe from harm and promote their welfare, to diagnose a special need in young people and get the help that is needed to the young person as soon as possible with the professional expertise of others. For effective partnership working I need to ensure that communication is clear and this can be formed between a number of organisations, agencies or individuals with a shared interest in the young person. Effective partnership working should be centred around the young person with common goals to be achieved for the best interests in that young person. If I work effectively with partner agencies problems and concerns can be identified early and ...(short extract)

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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Health and Social Care
  • Level: Further Education
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 5195
  • Date submitted: January 23, 2019
  • Date written: November, 2014
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8600

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