Schizophrenia Case Assessment

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Client A is a very complex character and suffers from schizophrenia as well as having a learning difficulty. Also over the past year client A has been diagnosed with Myelofibrosis. Client A's medication administration folder contains his photo, name, date of birth and address so it can easily be identified as his. All client A’s medication is stored safely in a locked cupboard in his kitchen and the key is kept with staff at all times. (The Misuse of Drugs Act (Safe Custody) 1973) Due to Client A’s mental health issues Inspire staff are responsible for the safe storage and administration of all Client A’s medication. (NCS You are free to carry out these choices unless any specific legal provision applies to you and also follow The Mental Health…show more content…
Side Effects: constipation, blurred vision & dizziness, dry mouth & throat, Feeling or being sick, Difficulty passing urine, a fast heart beat, skin rashes, nervousness, confusion, inflamed gums, and mood changes. Name: Risperidone, 4mg tablets, one taken at 08:00 and one taken at 18:00, daily. Use: An Atypical antipsychotic for the treatment of symptoms of mental health problems particularly in schizophrenia and bipolar disorders. Side Effects: Feeling dizzy or light-headed when getting up from a lying or sitting position, Headache. Feeling sleepy, drowsiness, blurred vision. Stomach upset, Shakiness, abnormal movements of the face or body, restlessness, uncontrollable movements of the tongue, face or jaw. Mood changes, trouble sleeping, blocked nose, coughs and colds, aches and pains, skin rash, difficulty passing urine, and dry mouth. Name: Zopiclone, 7.5mg tablets, one taken at 22:00 daily. Use: A Hypnotic used for Short-term treatment of insomnia in adults. Side Effects: Drowsiness, dizziness. A bitter or metallic aftertaste, dry mouth. Feeling or being sick.

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