A combination of the expectations and demands an individual places upon him or herself results in stress. When a situation arises in which two or more factors are in conflict with one another, different stress levels exists. Different stress level are present whenever compliance with one set of pressures as to compliance with another set difficult, objectionable, or impossible. The goal of this research is to aid healthcare workers in identifying specific factors that in turn will allow them to deal with situations of varying stress levels. There have been many previous research studies that have independently discovered individual differences also affect how people cope with stress.
There are many factors that can influence outcome. These include the acuity of the patients’ injury or illness, the location of the patient, the wants and needs of the patient and their family, the resources available to the paramedic and the number, complexity and time dependence of interventions required, both on scene and en route to
Also, staff should be supervised to make sure procedures are being followed. Outcome 2 Understand legislation and policies relating to prevention and control of infections 1. Outline current legislation and regulatory body standards which are relevant to the prevention and control of infection Some of the current legislation which are relevant to the prevention and control of infection include; The Health and Safety at work act, COSHH, RIDDOR, The public health act and Personal
Self Awareness and Vulnerable Populations Nursing is a growing profession involving many types of patients and advances in health care. As the nursing profession advances, changes are made in different nursing facilities as well as changes with individual patients. Patients are categorized in many different categories or populations, one population being a vulnerable population. A vulnerable population or a vulnerable person can be someone or a group of people who are at risk for health problems this susceptible to chronic illness or disease. “Vulnerable populations are those at risk for physical, psychological, or social health.
(pp 1241–1242) • There are several issues that can have an effect on you and the service that you provide such as the spread or infections from patient to patient or yourself such as MRSA or Clostridium difficile. As well as the ability to get the information you need to treat your patient because of the size of the facility and the amount of care workers per patient or the amount of time the patient has with a care giver plus the orders that the patient has such as a DNR 5. Describe the causes of elder abuse and neglect, and explain why the extent of elder abuse is not well known. (pp 1243–1245) • There are several factors that can cause abuse such as the abuser is the product of child abuse themselves and they are retaliating , not well trained to care for the elderly they may be fatigued ,unemployed ,or under substance abuse or may categorize the elderly as undesirable patients. • The
Some ways health care changes have affected my role is the focus on patient and family centered care. Patients presenting for emergency treatment are most concerned with the patients needs. By requesting insurance information on arrival, families are often made to feel as though they will be mistreated if uninsured or if insured through government issued health coverage, as opposed to private health coverage.
Preventable medical error is defined as failure in the treatment by a healthcare provider. Medical error could be obvious or not harmful to the patient. Medical error could be human error or equipment malfunction. These errors include: wrong site surgery, incorrect laboratory result, wrong prescription, lack of information, and misdiagnosis. These can occur anywhere within the healthcare system such as outpatient and inpatient settings, provider's offices, long term care, pharmacies, and any other areas that medicine is a practiced.
L3 HSC Technical Certificate unit worksheet Unit 304 - Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings The numbers after each question relate to the assessment criteria in the standards 1. Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role (1.1.1) Duty of care is a legal obligation that requires those working in health or social care settings or with children and young people in a wide range of settings to ensure and maintain a reasonable standard of care for the person they care for. The concept of the duty of care involves keeping the individual safe in all circumstances, ensuring the individual is free harm and also to give the individuals freedom of choice. The duty of care provision ensures that bad practices are eliminated from our work, ensures safety and wellbeing. As workers in the health and social care industry, concept of the duty of care affects us in various ways some of which are listed below;- * We have to be accountable for your own actions whilst working on duty.
Policies sometimes have a variety of agendas they aim to address. They link in with each other. For example, all current policies should aim to Promote the involvement of service users in planning. Respond to human rights and equality legislation. Acknowledge the health and social services agenda.
They are different forms of communication available for example one to one, group, formal, informal, verbal, oral and so on. Communication between care providers and care users Health care professionals can communicate with service users frequently in a variety of ways. These could could be formal or informal. If communication is not understood by the the service user it can make them feel as though their concerns are not being treated properly and that they are not receiving the quality of treatment they would like. Therefore it is absolutely essential that the the communication between care providers and receivers is of good quality.