Matthew McHale 301 Assessment. Task B Case study You are a social care worker and a service user, Hannah, tells you that she is unhappy taking her new medication. She thinks she does not need it and so she is throwing it away. You know from her care plan that Hannah does need to take the medication regularly and gets confused. Hannah begs you to keep this confidential and not tell anyone especially her daughter, who she sees regularly, as her daughter will be very angry.
Some of these principles used to support my position include: Beneficence which is a form of action intended to benefit or promote the good of another person or the duty to do good (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2010). Nurse Hathaway had the obligation to tell the patients parents about her diagnosis or she would not have been doing the best thing for the patient. The principle of nonmaleficence which is derived from that Latin language and means do no harm is another principle that supports the decision to inform that patients parents (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2010). By not informing the parents the nurse would be doing harm to the patient. The patient is a minor and may not comprehend the severity of her diagnosis.
They described Clara as a quiet child who has recently begun throwing temper tantrums, during which she is inconsolable. Her sleep and eating patterns have changed, and she no longer wants to go to preschool.” (University of Phoenix, (2012), para. Clinical Assessment). The information provided regarding Clara is not substantial enough to make a diagnosis or to begin a plan of action for treatment. The parents should provide information regarding when Clara was adopted; if the adoption was recent Clara may still be in an adjustment phase to her new living environment.
‘I’m your mother. In which her daughter replied ‘if you want to be treated like a mother, you should act like one. “ it is evident that the way things are conducted in the family is known to be wrong by the children as she points out to her mother that her actions and behaviour do not depict that of a mother, this shows both maturity and understanding, and again the will to rise above her current situation. "But on that first day of school, Mom refused to get out of bed. Lori, Brian, and I pulled back the covers and tried to drag her out, but she wouldn't budge."
low blood pressure for an anti-hypertensive or patient is lethargic and unable to swallow medication, you should be communicating these findings with your physicians to receive further directions. It is also never acceptable to bypass safety protocols because you and your coworkers are busy. These protocols are established to help prevent errors and to avoid harm to your patients. By avoiding them, you are increasing harm and practicing unsafely. The researchers proved their hypothesis which was nurse’s views with medication errors and safe practice.
The author grieved the loss of that version of her future. Knowing that her child could carry the danger in her cells, she chose not to take the risk. Ms. Handler states: “my husband understood I knew that in deciding not to be a mother, I was making a choice that would define the rest of my life.” Miss Handler fear surpassed longing. She fears that her child would be ill and die before his time, or that her child would be well and she would worry her away from her. Jessica Handler allows fear to control her decision.
You as a carer have a duty of care to keep the individual safe but you must always respect the individuals’ rights and choice, so this would cause a dilemma. For example if an individual no longer wishes to use her walking frame, but her care plan states she needs it to move around then you must ensure you encourage her to use it. In this situation you could carry out a risk assessment to ensure it is dealt with as safely as possible. You would need to explain the risks to her and make sure she understands. You could come to a compromise and suggest she uses a walking stick for a while instead to see if she can manage and in the meantime you can monitor the situation.
In contrast to Cindy’s new found self esteem, her mother seemed to uphold a strong lack of confidence in her daughter and in herself as well. By the same token, in the second article “The Thrill of Victory … The Agony of Parents”, the author presents the opposition through her mother. Jennifer Schwind’s mother appeared as an embarrassment to her publicly and emotionally. “In a voice so screeching that it rivaled fingernails on a blackboard, she told him that he was a disgraceful coach and that he should be ashamed of himself” (Pawlak 3). While in her mother’s eyes, she only supported her daughter and craved the absolute best for her child.
“Mom, I really don’t want to talk about it.” Throughout the night her mom checked up on her to see if she was ok. Tears began to fall down her eyes onto her cheeks, when she decided to call Jordan for comfort. Jordan gave Mariah advice just to leave him alone and focus on school. Mariah couldn’t understand why this was happening to her. The next morning, Mariah gets up for school and gets 3 missed calls from Daniel. Her heart almost jumped out of her chest.
Jennifer Dennen-McGee Dennen-McGee 1 Evangeline Alexander English 1213 02 Sept. 2011 Essay 1 The Crazy Lady (1899) “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman is a short story about a women who has a mental illness (Nervous condition) , but her husband does not believe it. She is kept in a room by her husband so that she can feel better, but instead seems to get worse as she looks further into the wallpaper and starts to see things. The First reason why she has a illness is, her husband would not let her pick out her own room. Its explained how big the house was and how many rooms there was yet her husband made her stay in the room with the yellow wallpaper. The room on the bottom