Candidate Evidence Record for Holistic Assessment
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Support independence in the tasks of daily living
Understand the principles for supporting independence in the tasks of daily living
Individuals can benefit from being as independent as possible in the tasks of daily living as it depicts that people having the same level of choice, control and freedom in their daily lives as any other person.
Independent living was placed at the heart of the last Government's policy on disability. Each of the three main political parties expressed their approval of the Independent Living Strategy published in 2008, which sets out actions aimed at improving the choice and control disabled people have over the services they need to live their daily lives. The aims of the strategy are that:
* disabled people (including older disabled people) who need support to go about their daily lives will have greater choice and control over how support is provided; and
*disabled people (including older disabled people) will have greater access to housing, education, employment, leisure and transport opportunities and to participation in family and community life.
In June 2010, the Government stated that it was looking at further ways of taking the Independent Living Strategy forward.
Active participation promotes independence in the tasks of daily living as this gives the client the confidence and independence needed to complete tasks by themselves without the support of others.
Daily living tasks may affect...