their own medication
Ensure that details of the individual’s medication and health condition are kept private while remaining as accessible as possible to the individual.
2. Explain howriskassessmentcan be used to promote an individual’s independence in managing...
2 Understand how to promote the participation and independence of users of health and social care services
3 Understand the responsibility of managing and monitoring risks in health and social care settings.
4 Understand how good practice in the administration of medicine is essential for...
how partnership work can positively support assessment processes
Working in partnership with GP, Families, friends and other care professionals (social worker /advocate) give a better understanding of what care the individuals needs and if these needs are met. Having gained a lot of information...
6.2. Explain howriskassessmentcan be used to promote an individual’s independence in managingmedication.
6.3. Describe how ethical issues that may arise over the use of medicationcan be addressed.
Active participation is a way of working that recognises an individual’s right to...
assessmentcan be used to promote an individual’s independence in managingmedication
* Self-medication should always be encouraged as this promotesindependence and you should support the individual and ensure they are able to do this safely.
* In order to ensure they are able to do this...
assessmentcan be used to promote an individualsindependence in managingmedication.
You have to think how a riskassessment finds the best way to manage something so that the individual is as independent as possible. For example it can find the best equipment for the individual to use to take...
Communication such as using phone, opening mail, responding to mail, ability to drive
Uses home phone with assistance, son manages mail, can no longer drive
9) CURRENT MEDICATIONS (should list what, how much/when, and why)
Prescriptions & OTC
Dosage & Frequency
Evidence Portfolio Date type reference
Be able to receive, store and dispose of medication supplies safely
Know how to promote the rights of the individual when managingmedication
explain howrisk-assessmentcan be used to promote an individual’s...
puts him at risk for skin breakdown, his first line of defense and more infections. A disturbed elimination process also impairs wound healing due to possible contact of urine and stool with the wound. Diarrhea can lead to problems with electrolyte imbalance if not resolved. Managing urine and...
them, but may wish to check that there hearing aid is on. Speak clearly and slowly while maintaining eye contact so they can understand.
15. Briefly explain what the following assessment tools assess and why they are used
* Falls risk scale – asses the risk of falls, gait and balance...
dignity and privacy
6.2. Explain howriskassessmentcan be used to promote an
individual’s independence in
6.3. Describe how ethical issues
that may arise over the use of
medicationcan be addressed.
7. Be able to support use of
I will talk through with the individual information regarding their medication, i.e. what it has been prescribed for, how to use it safely and effectively to involve, inform and promote active participation in regards to their medication. I can support the individual...
of the chest wall which can result in breathing difficulties (Potter & Perry, 2008).
Eating and Drinking
This activity is important because major part of managing diabetes involves diet regulation in addition to medication. Nutrition is an important part of all living things including humans for...
carry out the activities that are important to them in their daily lives.
The Occupational Therapist can be very effective using different techniques, changing the environment and the use of new equipment. This can help the individual regain or improve their independence and this in turn can help to...
and riskassessments * Staff training * Health and safety audits * Family contact * Service users meetings * Service users and family and friends questionnaires * Monthly key working meetings |
3.) Understand how to develop systems and processes that promote diversity, equality...
6.2Explain howriskassessmentcan be used to promote an individual’s independence in managingmedication.
How a riskassessment finds the best way to manage something so that in Mrs. D is as independent as possible. For example it can find the best equipment for Mrs. D to use to take a...
interaction of medication and side effects.
The pharmacist can support the person and service provider to provide a regular assessment and monitoring of medication (both prescribed and over the counter) to identify risks of adverse interaction.
4. Advocacy – People with a disability may...
To report potential health and safety risks I would contact my line manager/duty officer/manager, I would report something when I think it could cause possible harm and create a health and safety risk.
3. Explain howriskassessmentcan help address dilemmas between rights and...
, providing community based resources, and the relationships that are formed with the patient (Cohen & Cesta, 2005). The purpose of this paper is to describe how the nurse and healthcare organizations can provide supportive and preventative patient care to educate the patient with diabetes mellitus...