Effective Communication Strategies for Patients with Dementia


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Element of Value Base Care1 Assignment Element of Value Base Care Student Name: Student ID: Course Name: Course ID: Faculty Name: University Name:
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Element of Value Base Care2The Nursing practice requires many qualities. It requires specialised skills, knowledge and honesty, integrity. There are many aspects of nursing practice. It includes the type of client, different disease management. We should treat each patient equally without any discrimination. This relation is based on mutual respect and trust. It is a helping relationship in which we should be sensitive to self and others. Providing physical, emotional, spiritual support to the patient and their family.( Anonson et al 2014)Excellent communication skills are important for us. This helps in building an interpersonal relationship with patient and family. We are able to take better care of the patient. This also helps in building a relationship among the saff of the institute. More the communication by usthere is fewer chances of error. Also, it helps in creating a trust and positive environment. Communication is very important to us, patients and also their relatives. By effective communication, a comfort level with the patient is developed by which patient conveys his pain, fear, shares anxiety.( Riley, J. B. (2015) Listening is a very important mode of communication. It requires nursing skills and attention. By this, we can access the situation and problems of the patient. By being a good listener nurses can provide care at all levels of recovery.Along with listening, speaking with the patient also becomes important. Conversations should be held in appropriate condition. Each patient has its own way to discuss the problem. After we had listened to all the problems we can talk to the patient.A suffering person and its family members require support. This requires great sensitivity. We need to be knowledgeable and should carry enough experience in nursing to deliver sensitive information in a proper manner. Confidentiality is a very important aspect. We mustknow what kind of information to be given and whom to be given. We should not give any wrong kind of information or right information to the wrong person. It causes a negative impact on the patient and the institution.It is important to develop an integrated care pathway for the patient. At times Proper symptom control is impossible in without proper communication . (James et al 2014)An accurate assessment of patient’s health requires effective communication. Communication is the centre of all treatment. Communication will deliver a great amount of care. In the society conversation about any dreadful disease is often very awkward and difficult. Among the health care professionals, there is a requirement of improvement of techniques to overcome these obstacles. In last two decades, there is awareness of the importance of communication skills. We require taking in time quality decision, based on clinical expertise. The aim is to provide better, healthy and safe care to the patients with most new techniques available. To practice, nursing knowledge along with multiple studies needs to be utilised without any kind of discrimination among the patients. All the patients have equal rights to access equal health care. (Kourkouta, L., & Papathanasiou, I. V. (2014)
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