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Promote Person-Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care(NVQ Level 3 UK)
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Person-Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care Name: Instructor: University: Course: Date: Question 1 Acting as nurse can be a major challenge to starters who are knew in the profession. In one of my attachments in a district hospital within my region, I found myself in a situation where I had to exhibit my person-centered care skills to one of my patients…
I imagined myself in the patients’ situation and the risk that I would undergo when I did not comply with the treatment process. I educated the patient on the benefits of accepting the treatment process while also reminding him of the risk associated in failing to get immediate help for his ailment (Rantz & Flesner, 2003). I was careful not to force the patient into taking my decisions rather allowed him to make his own decisions on whether he wanted the treatment or not. I also used equitable allocation of personal resources towards my patient. I had to highlight to him the risk associated with his ailment, and of the different choices he would select for or against the treatment process. I had to identify the key priorities for the patient so as not to deliver person-centered care due to lack of time. I had to compromise with the patients on the different ideas he had about his ailment assuring him that he still had the chance of making amends in his life and returning to his normal life. It was difficult for me, but I was forced to hide my emotions to the patient making the process to consume emotionally. ...
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