In section 3 of the Mental Health Act a person can be admitted to hospital for treatment for health reasons, which include for their safety or for the protection of other people. This is done under the understanding that it cannot be provided unless you are detained in hospital. In section 4 of the Mental Health Act is where a person is admitted to hospital for an assessment of their mental health for a limited period of time (usually 48 hours) and requires the recommendation of only one doctor. Where there is no emergency then section 3 is applied. In section 5 of the Mental Health Act is used by a doctor or nurse, who believe that a patient has a mental health need, they can prevent someone leaving hospital who is an inpatient receiving hospital treatment.
Due to the fact that she is being monitored and no further NHS actions are need such as a leg amputation the NHS will save money and it can be used on those that need it. Again as she is constantly being monitored and if her diabetes spirals out of control she is able to solve the issue before it gets too late There are also some weakness of the clinic that Ann attended. As she is not attending anymore therefore they are unable to monitor and keep
Records must be kept for all controlled drugs transactions and they must be kept in a safe cabinet that complies with these regulations • The Misuse of Drugs and the Misuse of Drugs (Safe Custody) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 specifies the handling and record keeping and storage of Controlled Drugs correctly. • The Handling of Medicines in Social Care, gives the reader guidelines to the safe handling of medicines. You can download this at www.rpharms.com if a copy is not at your place of work. • The Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) lays out regulations to reduce the risk of handling hazardous substances. • The Hazardous Waste Regulations (2005) defines the way medicines are disposed of that are no longer required, in the case of home care they are returned to the pharmacy for destruction.
1.1. Identify legislation and codes pf practice that relate to handling information in social care setting There is a legislation Act called the data protection Act 1995, this gives an individual the right to see all the information recorded about them, this includes the individual seeing their own medical records or social services files. The information Act 2000 amended January 2005 has provided an individual to access general information held by public authorities, including local authorities and the National Health Service. Confidentiality Health and Social Care Act 2000, this is so an individual’s information is kept confidential, unless in some circumstances information is past on. For example if a individual is at risk or if they have been given new medication etc., any other information on a individual should be kept confidential, some locked away just for managers.
Health promotion doesn’t necessarily mean treating the disease or searching the globe for a new cure, it can mean to try and be as healthy and as comfortable as one person can for their own self. One strategy to help improve the Thomas’ quality of life is to provide emotional support to all of the family members. Emotional support for Mrs. Thomas will help improve her mood, which in turn will help with her everyday life and functionality. She will have a lot of questions and concerns for not only herself, but her family while she is still living and after. Emotional support for Mr. Thomas may help with his depression, and make him feel better about caring for his wife during her illness.
HSC3047 Support use of medication in social care settings Outcome 1 Understand the legislative framework for the use of medication in social care settings 1. Identify legislation that governs the use of medication in social care settings. * The medicines Act 1968 * The misuse of drugs Act 1971 * The misuse of drugs Regulation 2001 * The misuse of drugs safe custody Regulations 2007 * The health and social Act 2008 * The health Act 2006 2. Outline the legal classification system for medication. POM- Prescribtion only medicines OTC or P- over the counter or pharmacy medicines GSL- General sales list CD- Controlled Drugs 3.
Although Sandra was not conscious and could not make choices herself, the staff tried contacting her next of kin, when they were unreachable they took matters into their own hands to help Sandra. It was not noted in the case study what happened after medical attention was given to Sandra, but it was in good faith that the doctor choose to give Sandra medical attention right away due to the severity of her wounds. Dignity often rises from one person to the next and in this case I feel all three ethical principles were
The AETC have established the SoP for ENPs around the model of care (MOC) (Lowe 2010 p) that was based upon the Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) cited in the Alfred Health website (2012). The areas in the SoP involve prescribing medications, ordering tests, diagnosing results and admitting and discharging patients (Lowe 2010 p). The assessment of minor injuries or illnesses and initiation of treatments are also part of the ENP’s SoP (Lowe 2010 p). Lastly required at the AETC the ENP must also attend educational classes with other ED medical staff, and further additional classes that will identify the gaps between the ENP’s skill and knowledge and own professional development (Lowe 2010 p80). In comparison, Fry’s research (2011, p58) indicated that the NP in the critical care department (CCD) have separated areas which are adult, paediatric and neonate, however all three areas can fall under the same SoP.
Legislation Mental health (care and treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 came into effect in October 2005 and the act has essential principles at its core; these include: • Non-discrimination • Equality • Informal care(caring for someone without use of compulsory powers) • Respect for carers This act promises to make a big difference for people with mental illness, mental disorders and learning disability’s so they can receive effective care and treatment. The mental health act covers issues like: • When a person can be taken to hospital against his/her will • When a person can be given treatment against his/her will • What rights a person has when they are receiving care and treatment • What safeguards are in place to protect the persons rights The act very clearly specifies the rights of the
Some people’s physical and mental abilities deteriorate faster than others’. This does not mean that the elderly population does not deserve respect. I am not biased toward the elderly. When I take care of my patients, whether my patients are elderly, homeless, or alcoholic, I always see myself in them and think that I will be in that bed one day. I also believe that family members should support their elderly parents or grandparents because when they were young, the elderly were the ones who care for them; so, now it is their responsibility to care for the elderly.