Systematic Approaches to Care 2 --- A Case Study on Care Delivery
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This assignment will examine the holistic care, using a multidisciplinary approach, given to a patient as they pass through the healthcare system, from inpatient to community care.
During discussions with the chosen patient the subject of confidentiality was discussed and it was explained that they have a right to withdraw their consent at any time. It is important as the relationship between nurse and patient is based on trust to consider the human rights of the patient as set out in the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) (2008) code of conduct 3.3 and 5.1. “When obtaining valid consent you must be sure that it is given by a legally competent person, it must be given voluntarily and it must be informed. Also you must treat information about patients and clients as confidential and use it only for the purpose for which it was given”. pp6 – 8. As the patient was admitted on a section 3 of the Mental......
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