A Person With Various Mental Health Needs

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This paper will examine a person with various mental health needs. This will be followed by a discussion on the range of health needs and possible services to be accessed. It will also identify other professionals likely to be involved in the person’s care. The piece of work will look at the impact these health conditions have on the patient, carer(s), as well as neighbors and family. In meeting identified needs of the patient, a framework of care will be explored to offer a holistic person-centered care that includes psychological, emotional, physical, and social needs. There will be a further discussion on the model of care that will be suitable and convenient for the patient in order to promote effective communication and a good partnership approach that will guarantee the patient’s value, dignity and respect at all time through evaluation, plannification, and assessment of the patient mental illness, taking into consideration that all have an equal right and opportunity to high standard health care facility. Department of Health. (DH) (2012c).
The scenario in hand tells of a patient with mental health problems. It will be wise and prudent for us to understand what the concept of mental health is all about, and identifying the various needs associated with it. World Health Organization (WHO) (2001) cited in Pryjmachuk(2011,p.4) defines mental health as ’a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her abilities, and can cope with the normal stresses of…
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