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Question: Unit 2: Promote Professional Development
Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People’s Services (England)

1.1 Explain the importance of continually improving knowledge and practice
1.2 Analyse potential barriers to professional development
1.3 Compare the use of different systems and sources of support and assistance for professional development
1.4 Explain factors to consider when selecting opportunities and activities for keeping knowledge and practice up to date.

2.1 Evaluate own knowledge and performance against standards and benchmarks

4.1 Compare models of reflective practice
4.2 Explain the importance of reflective practice to improve performance
4.4 Evaluate how practice has been improved through the following:
Reflection on best practice
Reflection on failures and mistakes

Answer: The importance and significance of continually or regularly improving my working practice and knowledge is to ensure that I am completely informed about as well as adhere to all the present social and health care standards, guidelines and legislation for effective practice in my work place.
Professional development deals with the acquisition of knowledge and skills both for career advancement and for personal development.
Enhancing my personal develop is not only beneficial to the organisation where I work, service users for who I care for, staff but also to myself. It helped me to keep my skills and knowledge up to date as well as vary proactively to ensure that the service I render is suitable and significant to care for my service users. The service users should express some level of confident so that they can confide in the individual that render care services to them. This should ...(short extract)

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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children and Young People Services
  • Level: Further Education
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2678
  • Date submitted: August 08, 2017
  • Date written: July, 2017
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8086

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