Appraisal and its benefits for the support worker

Stonehouse, DP ORCID: 0000-0002-8195-0723 2013, 'Appraisal and its benefits for the support worker' , British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, 7 (5) , pp. 246-249.

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Abstract

Within this article, the author will examine what an appraisal is and how, if done correctly, it supports and develops quality care. Appraisals receive a negative press with both employees and managers. Reasons for this will be explored before moving on to identify the purpose and benefits that following an appraisal process brings. The many different forms that appraisals can take will be highlighted. What factors make up an appraisal will be discussed, from reviewing past performance to the setting of realistic and yet challenging goals. The importance of preparation for the support worker prior to the appraisal process will be highlighted as a key factor to success.

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 11:31
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2018 14:13
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/46591

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