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    Health Care Settings

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    Healthy Settings: “Settings are the place or social context where people engage in daily activities in which Organizational, environmental and personal factors interact to affect health and wellbeing” (Scriven & Hodgins, 2012). These settings are distinguished into elemental settings (eg: schools, hospitals, retail outlets, markets, prisons, public spaces) and contextual settings (eg: cities, communities, islands, villages). Healthy Settings Origin: The concept of healthy settings begin in 1960-1970

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    Health Care Settings

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    Healthy Settings: “Settings are the place or social context where people engage in daily activities in which Organizational, environmental and personal factors interact to affect health and wellbeing” (Scriven & Hodgins, 2012). These settings are distinguished into elemental settings (eg: schools, hospitals, retail outlets, markets, prisons, public spaces) and contextual settings (eg: cities, communities, islands, villages). Healthy Settings Origin: The concept of healthy settings begin in 1960-1970

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    Nursing Care Settings

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    Activities in 3 Settings Planning activities for different types of care facilities can sometimes be a challenge. As a director, assistant, or volunteer, we want our activities to be successful and improve the quality of life for our residents/participants. When planning activities we take into consideration the physical capabilities and cognitive level of our residents to ensure they benefit from all aspects in the activities provided. For instance, I work in a nursing home, which as we know, has

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    are in the healthcare setting. In providing clinical safety to patients HCWs are ensuring that the patient will be safe from preventable adverse events occurring to them whilst they are in the hospital setting. Patient safety should be a of high priority to the healthcare setting and HCWs. Nursing staff are the main providers of care to patients whilst in the healthcare setting and have many responsibilities in delivering safe patient care. Whilst in the healthcare setting patients are vulnerable

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    in the health care setting. When this writer finished nursing school approximately nine years ago, the thought of being assaulted or abused by the patient or family member did not cross this writer mind. Most people think of nurses as being the most nurturing, caring indivdiual, whom assist the patient with restoring their health. Society has shifted in a direction within the current health care industry and there is not a level of respect being demonstrated towards the health care professional.

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    Care Setting Analysis Nursing leaders must apply critical thinking and analysis skills in order to find opportunities to improve gaps in care. Consequently, nurses with the ability to identify, understand, and influence opportunities for improvements while consistently achieving quality and safety goals have unlimited opportunities to exercise leadership (Grossman & Valiga, 2012). Lastly, nurses whom have the understanding of the complexity of leadership and the awareness that the leadership role

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    In the acute care setting of an Intensive Care Unit (ICU), more than 500,000 patients die nationwide each year in the US (Nowlin, 2004). An increased surge in patient demand for skilled critical care services, caused by an extended life expectancy due to advances in healthcare, has put an enormous strain on critical care. In many cases the availability of technology can make the difference between life and death for a patient. In addition to providing an extra set of eyes to monitor patients, and

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    ASSIGNMENT 204 Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children 's and young people 's settings Task A Dear friend I have heard that you would like to work as a care worker and need to know more about “duty of care”. I wish to help and want to try clarify the term to you as much as I can. “Duty of care” is a phrase used to describe the obligation in your role as a care worker. You owe duty of care to your patients/service users, your colleagues, your employer, yourself and

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    Introduction to Duty of Care in Health, Social Car or Children and Young Peoples Settings UNIT 5 1.1 Being a support worker means I have a responsibility of duty of care, which I am to adhere to at all times. This responsibility is a legal obligation as part of my job role. If these standards of care are not met I can put the service user/s in jeopardy of harm. The duty of care should be my self acting in the best interest of the individual at all times which should not be detrimental to the

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    Research the following health care settings: * Residential * Day Care * Nursing * Domiciliary Then discuss the similarities and differences between a nurse in a hospital and a Macmillan nurse. Find out about qualifications, experience, job criteria, work hours etc. Residential Care is when a person leaves their home environment in order to be cared for in a secure and safe place. People who need and use this type of care may not be able to independently care for themselves and keep

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