This Is A Preventative System Of Which Staff Are Familiar

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This is a preventative system of which staff are familiar with and sometimes cause delays in providing much needed treatment to an individual. Sullivan and Garland (2010) suggest that change is changing something different from what is was. In support of this, Mullins (2013) suggests that change is an inescapable part of both social and organisational life. However, change could face some resistant due to the fear of unknown, organisational culture, threats to power or influence. Solution to likely resistance would be discussed in the work. Target Audience My target audience would be organisations using a RIO method of keeping patients records and those staff that are already using RIO particularly the nurses, occupational therapist,…show more content…
For example if a patient on certain medication might require review after the psychiatrist has studied the incident record notes. The efficient access of these incident record could potentially save lives of patients and safeguard other patients and staff that may be affected depending on the nature of incidents or behaviours. With efficient access to the incident records, patient care would realise a quicker intervention by the multidisciplinary team in deciding the individual treatment plan of the patient. Behavioural Management Efficient access to the incident records of patient, would facilitate the effective planning of behavioural support plans for the patient. This is because professionals such as such the psychologist and the cognitive behavioural therapist would be able to use the antecedent, behaviour and consequence of the incident in an effective and efficient way to draw up a behavioural support plan so that colleagues would know how best to support the patients and perhaps prevent a repeat of such behaviour. This may reduce the risk of incidents on the ward thereby leading to a better outcome for the patient. The use of behavioural therapy as a way of managing risks on the ward was supported by (Baker et al., 2014). Efficient access to RIO
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