The emotional distress and other pressures inherent in situations in which patients are approaching the end of their life sometimes lead to misunderstandings and conflict between doctors and patients and those close to them, or between members of the healthcare team. However, this can usually be avoided through early, sensitive discussion and planning about how best to manage the patient’s care. Advanced care planning (ACP) is a process of discussion between an individual and his/her care provider. It is to make clear a person’s wishes in anticipation of a deteriorisation in their condition in the future, with associated loss of capacity to make decisions or communicate wishes to others. It only comes into effect if and when a person has lost such capacity.
Aiii: The principles to be followed for safe moving and handling are that there needs to be risk assessments and procedures done to minimise the risk of injury to the employee. This may include recommended amount of people required to move an object, specific equipment needed and training to safe about handling equipment safety. Aiv: It is important to follow the care plan and communicate with each individual when assisting and moving as moving them incorrectly may cause them to be injured or discomfort. You need to inform and discuss with the person in concern about how to be moved, provide help and equipment when required. Av: Doctors are responsible for prescribing medication.
Care-plans are very specific to the individual and you need as much information about them to be able to assess the needs of the person involved. Find out what they are they able to do for themselves and what can we do to support them and aide independence. What sort of support do they have from family and friends, what hobbies do they have and what are their likes and dislikes. They may need your support because of ill health so you need to know all about their medical history and what medication they are on. How their sight, hearing and speech is, are they able to communicate?
Also a distressed resident may distress other residents so I need to know when it is necessary when to take the resident to a safe area so I can calm them quietly and make them feel as secure as I can whilst I ascertain their needs. Or an example of non-verbal might be a resident using eye contact or grabbing me for my attention they may feel insecure or may just need toileting. Hence I need to be observing constantly to help me care for the residents to the best of my ability. Outcome 2 Understand how to meet the communication and language needs,wishes and preferences of an individual 2.1 Explain why
If the consent is not given by a patient the practice, physician, or the healthcare worker can be held liable in a lawsuit. It is also important to show empathy and compassion to a patient to make them feel that they are welcomed. A healthcare worker should also know when to draw the line with a patient to avoid any kind of harassment issues or to make the patient feel uncomfortable. In any healthcare facility a patient’s need for care should be the main priority, and the healthcare worker should make sure that the priority is met. It has also been shown in the Medical Law and Ethics course that it is a must that all healthcare workers know and understand the legal
Establish an effective communication system with the patient and his family to help them adjust to the patient's altered cognitive abilities. Provide emotional support to the patient and his family to prevent confusion and help elimate stress. Encourage them to talk about their concerns. Use a soft tone and a slow, calm manner when speaking to patient. Allow the patient time to answer questions to insure effective communication skills.
Close them naturally. If you can't do this cover up your eyes with a pillow or something. Listen for footsteps or voices outside your room, or people opening your door. ------------------------------------------------- Know what to do if you aren't prepared for them coming. If someone walks in or looks around the door and you are not laid in a sleeping position, don't make any quick movements or they will see or hear you.
The goals should also be in coordination with your values and your purpose for the goals. It can often depend on what the couples are coming to counseling for in order to help the couple decide on what some of their goals should be. For example: A couple may come into the counselor office and needs help with their relationship because they seem to always argue. One of their goals could be how to help them minimize and eventually stop arguing so much and be able to discuss things in a decent manner. Goals can and will sometimes go wrong.
Cultural values and languages are common difficulties by the provider. There are techniques that the provider can implement to solve communication difficulties. The provider should pay attention and listen attentively to the patient. The provider will be able to properly diagnose the patient. The provider should repeat what the patient said if they did not clearly understand what was said.