Advance care planning. 1.1 Describe the difference between a care and support plan and an advance care plan. The difference between an advance care plan and a general care plan is that the advance care planning process is to make clear a person’s wishes and this usually happens when there is an anticipated future deterioration in the person’s condition such as an inability to communicate their wishes or them potentially losing the capacity to decide. The individual themselves decides who sees and has access to the advance care plan. A general care and support plan is a plan for their current and continuing health
Could miss out on important information – which could result in harm. • You and your colleagues Wrong type or level of care being given. Inappropriate level of care. Business needs not being met. These could have legal implications Outcome 2 1) I can find out an individual’s preferred communication methods by: asking the client, reading their care plan, ask relatives, ask colleagues, medical
People who care for dementia sufferers may find that as the illness progresses they will have to start discussions to get the person to make conversation. This is common. Their ability to process information gets progressively weaker and their responses can become delayed. Impaired depth perception, loss of vision, loss of colour vision, loss of contrast sensitivity and hallucinations are all problems that may be associated with dementia. As a carer non-verbal communication will become important, body language, facial expressions, gestures, eye contact and tone of voice will have to be taken into account when communicating with a sufferer.
Knowledge of the increased risk for pressure ulcers and the need for frequent turning and off-loading of pressure points could have allowed the staff to prevent the one forming along Mr. J’s spine. Proper education of all staff, nurses and aides alike, could have helped the CNA assisting the patient to identify the redness earlier and begin appropriate interventions. Another issue that could have been prevented through knowledge of indicators is the unnecessary use of restraints. If Mr. J’s mental status was such that he required additional safety measures, the need to adjust staffing to allow more direct care and observation of the patient could have been identified. Both the pressure ulcer
1.2 person centered values are important with care plans as Care planning is all about improving the lives of those who receive care. A person centered approach is fundamental to achieving high quality care, both for staff who implement care plans and for service users and their families who rely upon them. The emphasis must always be on the service user as an individual, with aspects of aspects of their unique qualities helping to inform the care plans, such as their life history, likes and dislikes, and experiences. Creating a care plan that ensures that person centred values are met will make all the difference when considering an individual’s ability to understand,
Involvement of key people, allowing access to information about themselves and also involving the individual in identifying and managing risks if capable of doing so when planning support and care. 1.3 One of the difficulties for a individual with dementia is that their dementia progresses, they may lack capacity to make decisions for themselves. However, the fact that they cannot make decisions in some areas does not mean they cannot make other decisions themselves. For example an individual may be able to make a decision
When an individual is at the end of life, usually you are aware due to the documentation that is present. (which is a legal requirement) In my job role I would read and acknowledge the rights and wishes of the individual, including any religious beliefs to ensure they are cared for according to their wishes. Outcome 2 Understand factors affecting end of life care. 2.1 Outline key points of theories about the emotional and psychological processes that individuals and key people may experiences with the approach of death. Although each person reacts to the knowledge of impending death or to loss in his or her own way, there are similarities in the psychosocial responses to the situation.
Advance Directives What kinds of medical care would you want if you were too ill or hurt to make that decision for yourself? Well there is a way to express your concerns about your medical care when you reach that point in your life when you are unable to make those decisions. You can create an Advance Directive. Advanced Directives allows you to give directions about your decision regarding your future medical care. Advanced Directives can protect your rights if you ever become unable to communicate your wishes due to an illness or injury.
* If they spend time away from home, for example while they are cared for in hospital, it may be difficult to keep up to date with their financial commitments. * If they have symptoms such as mania their capacity to make financial decisions may be affected as they might act recklessly or unwisely. * If they have symptoms of depression the person may lose the motivation or the ability to concentrate to keep control of your finances. * If they are unable to make decisions for themselves for any reason, they could be more vulnerable to financial eThe individual may have feelings of denial and so not seek any help. d) Social exclusion Often, people with mental health problems feel cut off from other people, including family, friends and neighbours.
Describe different ways to help an individual challenge decisions made by others (such as medical practitioners, social care workers and family members: Standing up for people that are self-confident or that lack confidence ensuring that they aware that the individual is unhappy, but ensuring that you are not putting words into their mouths and interrupting them while they are speaking. If while you are attending the meeting you feel that they are confusing the individual then you can speak out as an advocate. You may also have to write to certain people about a matter and must ensure you make clear and explain to them what you are writing and also ensuring that you are writing word for word in what they want to