Self-awareness and the support worker

Stonehouse, DP ORCID: 0000-0002-8195-0723 2015, 'Self-awareness and the support worker' , British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, 9 (10) , pp. 479-481.

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Abstract

Within this article, the author will be discussing the important issue of self-awareness and what this means for the support worker in everyday practice. What does being self-aware mean and how can it support the delivery of quality care? The concept of having emotional intelligence will be highlighted and the Johari Window will be discussed as a way to explore and develop personal self-awareness. Self-awareness is closely linked to reflective practice and this will also be explored, before looking at self-awareness for leadership. Clear links to the Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers in England will be made throughout.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society
Journal or Publication Title: British Journal of Healthcare Assistants
Publisher: Mark Allen Group
ISSN: 1753-1586
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Depositing User: DP Stonehouse
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2018 11:12
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2018 14:18
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/46579

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