Looking at the decision-making process as well as monitoring the effects of decisions and identifying the learning points.
Decision making is crucial in all aspects of a social care manager’s role, as is
reviewing and monitoring the impact of those decisions for continuous
improvement in services
A key component of a manager’s role in adult social care is to make decisions and provide direction. The service and team members you lead will look to you to make decisions on how to provide the best possible care and support to the people accessing your service.
Shared decision making is a joint process in which a healthcare professional works together with a person to reach a decision about care.
It involves choosing tests and treatments based both on evidence and on the person’s individual preferences, beliefs and values.
It makes sure the person understands the risks, benefits and possible consequences of different options through discussion and information sharing.