Mental health nursing

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Mental health nurses are confronted with a range of challenges to their practice on a daily basis. This assignment will ask you to explore a challenge to practice where the service user has complex needs. . An example of this might be:

A service user who is admitted informally to an acute in patient unit where the doors are locked. The service user may be presenting with depression and ideas of self harm.
Care analysis should identify:

• Service users presenting problems
• Risk assessment and management
• Recovery principles and engagement processes
• Legal and ethical aspects in relation to deprivation of liberty
• Role and responsibilities of the mental health nurse

The client history and presentation should be put in as an appendix

Reading list will be added tonight and more detailed brief