Question: question 2 the statements below explain the application of mental...
The statements below explain the application of Mental Health legislation to an enrolled nurses’ own work practices and health care setting. In understanding what the key features of Mental Health legislation represent, match a key feature to the most appropriate statement.
Involuntary review process
Community treatment orders
Seclusion and restraint
Role of the mental health practitionerConsent
|Compulsory treatment in the least restrictive manner.|
|An example of this is to protect the civil rights of those persons with a mental health condition.|
|These are detailed in the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights, and include the right to access, safety, respect, communication, participation, privacy and comment/feedback.|
|Is applied to a consumer with a mental illness who requires inpatient treatment, and they are not giving their consent.|
|Requires being seen by an authorised medical officer as the first step.|
|Provides authorisation of care in the best interest of the person with a mental health condition and is guided by the mental health act.|
|All health workers must respect the client’s right to privacy and not divulge personal or medical information gain in the process of caring for a client in a healthcare setting, this is regardless of the clients admission status.|
|Are to be applied as a last resort and must be authorised.|
|A procedure by which the client’s status is reviewed in a regulated and timely manner to ensure least restrictive care is applied in the best interests of the person with a mental health condition and the public.|
A person can give informed consent if they: