In the environment of inpatient mental health units, a patient's actions are often understood through reference to their illness; if they disagree with staff they lack insight or are aggressive, if they seek independence they are uncooperative and non-compliant, if they wish to be alone they are seen as withdrawn. Les mer
Fulford, values-based practice ensures that the person, as a patient, has their perspective acknowledged and considered in any decisions or actions taken. This book utilises a 10 principle decision-making framework to guide and enable clinicians to reflect on their engagement and clinical decisions. Using exercises and practice scenarios, values used in clinical practice, how they present in different situations and how they influence decision making are examined. It will assist you to critique and monitor your practice in order to maintain best care according to the patient's perspective.This book can be used as a standalone resource or to complement the training pack that goes with this guide, Applying Values-based Practice for People Experiencing Psychosis: A training pack for inpatient settings, also available from Pavilion.
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