Interprofessional Working Environment

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Interprofessional Working Environment Patches 1-5 (Patch 1) Q: With reference to your own professional discipline. You are either Harriet or a member of her family. What are your expectations of the professional who is caring for you? What information do you need from them? How can they help you to understand and cope with the situation you are in? I am Jack, Harriet's husband. I would expect the team from the Community Mental Health Team to consider my case seriously. I would want to stay involved in the whole process of the decision making. If social workers decide that they want to talk to me about whether I am able to look after my children I would like the Community Mental Health Team to tell me well in advance. I would like the Community Mental Health Team to help me prepare for any difficult questions that the social workers may ask me. On a more serious note, I would like the Community Mental Health Team to inform me of whether they think I am suitable or not to look after my children as if they think that I am not, I will go with their decision as I do not want to put my children in any danger that could result from my behaviour. I also expect the staff at the hospital where Harriet will have her operation to keep me well-informed of her progress. When I go to visit her, I do not want them to shy away from giving me information and I do not want them to feel that they cannot tell me if she is not doing so well, just to protect my mental health, she is my wife
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