They will be taken into account as much as possible throughout your hospital stay. Make sure your doctor, your family and your care team know your wishes. Understanding who should make decisions when you cannot. If you have signed a health care enter the hospital, you sign a general consent to treatment. In some cases, such as surgery or experimental treatment, you may be asked to confirm in writing that you understand what is planned and agree to it.
Explain the importance of reflective practice in continuously improving the quality of service provided. It is important so that you can evaluate what you have done and change anything that needs to be changed the next time if you need to keep what you have done the same, so that you can continue to give the service users the appropriate care for their needs. 2. Demonstrate the ability to reflect on practice. Reflecting on our practice enables us to achieve a better understanding of ourselves and our skills, so we can consider why we do things the way we do.
Hence, nurses have the responsibility to advocate patients and help them out. Nurses engaged in professional activities should have the manner that protects patients’ autonomy in order to advocate for patients. According to Mahlin’s article, “Individual Patient Advocacy, Collective Responsibility and Activism Within Professional Nursing Associations”, “Patient autonomy is an essential part of patient advocacy” (Mahlin, 2010). Every patient has the right to choose whether to be involved in planning their health plan or not, because patients have autonomy to make the decision. As nurses, we should seek available resources to help patients to formulate decisions to utilize their rights and achieve their expectations if they confront a dilemma or they have inadequate health knowledge.
I also have a duty off care to tell a senior member off staff (E.g staff nurse, sister/charge nurse) if I notice that there may be a problem with a patients health or anything I am concerned about. 2. Explain expectations about own work role as expressed in relevant standards. I am expected to Keep myself up to date with the latest off training and updates so I know the latest in skills development and practise off care. there are many different training opportunity to keep myself up to date with, I.e Infection prevention control, which in a hospital environment is extremely important to help prevent the risk off infection to both us as staff and the patients we provide care too.
Her main purpose of her theory stated, nurses have to care for patients who are not able to take care of themselves. Providing assistance in self care needs and having the patients understand and learn ways of taking care of themselves the best way possible. She described the need of the patients by three titles: Universal Self Care Requisites meant the basic needs of everyone ( maintenance of air, water, food having enough rest, activity, etc.). Developmental Self Care Requisites meant more toward the mental understanding of the patient ( level of the maturation the individual obtain). The last one, Health Deviation, which meant the needs of the patient that related to their health condition.
Effective communication between staff is essential for care to be professional. Without effective communication care needs of the clients may go unnoticed leading to medical problems, abuse, depression etc. Communication with residents is most important in care job. That’s the way how you can easier understand they needs, requirements. It can affect service that carer provide to residents-more effective communication, better service to residents; with effective communication carer is building trust between residents and staff that helps in future work with them.
If the Mrs D has full capacity to make her own choices and knows what she is doing all we can do is implement her care plan which cover this. A care plan is a document that the carer fills out on each shift about the indiviual. it also tells you their day to day requirements i.e personal care, dietary requirements. It also tells you a bit about their history about the individual. It is also important to monitor the changes in needs and preferances of the person as family and relationships could change or health needs such as mobility,diet, personal hygiene.
Building Effective Relationships | Explanation with relevant examples | Adult at Centre of Planning | Putting the adult at the centre of planning will ensure that attention for care is mainly based around the individual’s specific needs. For example, an elderly patient in a Care Home needs to be carefully looked after. Her allocated Carer should ensure that she receives relevant care services and treatment, which are provided to meet her needs. | Listening | It’s vital for Health and Social care workers to listen to service users so that they their opinions, thoughts and feelings can be voiced. This causes individuals to feel empowered and wanted.
DELEGATION A registered nurse (RN) has many responsibilities. One of the most important is delegation. The RN has the authority to delegate certain tasks in order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of their patients. Delegating tasks to others allows more time for the RN to focus on more critical aspects of patient care that only a RN can perform. Delegation is transferring a task from one person to another making them responsible for the task but the RN is still accountable for the outcome of that particular task.
In my work role I also have a responsibility to provide a duty of care to all patients receiving care. This is `The legal obligation to safeguard others from harm while they are in your care, using your services or exposed to your activities`. (Collins 2015) I am required to work to an excellent standard and quality of care, adhering to my organisations policies in my everyday practice. The trust value that I meet are; `We put our patients at the centre of everything we do’ `We focus on our people’ `We involve our people in making decisions’ and `We deliver excellence’ (Trust values booklet.) I am expected to ensure that all patients are treated fairly and with dignity and respect, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and diagnosis, and always act in the best interests of the individual whilst allowing them to be as independent as possible.