Initial Case Planning For Taking Over Christian 's Care

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2. Initial case planning
Initial case planning for taking over Christian’s care will involve a comprehensive review of his previous notes hence serving a good understanding of his mental health needs and hypothesis to be made to probe further investigation and appropriate interventions. A review of Christians discharge summary will give a clear picture of what has been happening and also what interventions strategies have been implemented. A study (deCathelineau, 2014) state that in order to provide best patient care, it is important for clinicians to have accesses to complete patient records. Establishing a good nurse patient rapport will facilitate the patients’ engagement and compliance. Guglielmi, Stratton, Healy, Shapiro, Duffy, Dean & Groah (2014) state that patient engagement strategies have demonstrated improvement in care delivery and translate into better outcomes related to patient satisfaction and recovery.
3. Assessments
Risk assessment forms a fundamental aspect of nursing practice and allows for a systematic and continuous process of identifying risks and implementing targeted interventions (Mullen, Drinkwater and Lewin, 2014). Conducting a risk assessment helps in developing risk management plans that minimize risks that can impede mental health patients’ recovery (Gilbert, Adams, Buckingham, 2011).I will do a risk assessment for Christian to ascertain his self-neglect issues and implement an effective management plan for this identified risk. A…
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