Nursing Assignment: Person-centred Care

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Person-Centred Care
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1MAIN BODY...................................................................................................................................1CONCLUSIONS..............................................................................................................................4REFERENCES................................................................................................................................5
INTRODUCTIONPerson-centred care is widely used concept in the sector of nursing and healthcare. Theseare the practices which are provided to help someone. The person-centred care is a matter of highimportance (Ulin, Olsson, Wolf and Ekman, 2016). This study is prepared to reveal the priorityof this type of care. This report covers the understanding of pre-requisites for person-centrednursing. In addition to this, the impact of these understandings on the practices of nursing areidentified. Further, it provides with an ability to provide person-centred care.MAIN BODYThe word "person-centred care" is a term that states numerous principle and activitieslying within it. In context to a healthcare home, this statement includes the important thingsrequired by a person in his health (Ross, Tod and Clarke, 2015). There are mainly four pre-requisites that are significant in nursing practices, these necessities are as follows:1. Managing people self-respect, sympathy and respect.2. Providing co-ordinated care and treatment to person.3. Providing the person with the individualised care.4. Encouraging people to recognise and create their own strengths and abilities.This care is important as it helps in meeting people's needs and expectation. In addition tothis, it improves the clinical outcome (Olsson, Hansson and Ekman, 2016). Besides this, it alsoimproves the staff morale and satisfaction and brings cost-effectiveness in the operations. Thesenecessities can diminish some major issues associated with the care of patients.Being a nurse in NHS, a healthcare home I have experienced several cases in whichpatients were not at all satisfied with the services which they are provided with. In fact, Iobserved that some professional were not giving respect to them. Further, I experienced aincident in which the family members of the patient claims that the healthcare professionals arenot treating the patient in appropriate ways. They further claimed that the care they provide is notaccording to the needs and demands of them. They stated that the person is suffering from a rareillness but is treated with the professionals which are not having much experience in this field. Inaddition to this, they said that when they complaint about this matter to the high level authorities,the professionals lost maintaining dignity with them. they started hiding things from the familyand stop involvement of them in the discussion of the strategies to be applied for curing thepatient. As a result of this incident I felt that the entity is lacking in personalised care and there1
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