Future healthcare services are changing to give patients more rights over their own healthcare. The NMC requires that nurses work in partnership with those in their care. This book provides a timely guide to enabling patient and carer participation in nursing care. It challenges the reader to see the person in the patient and explores the nature of the nurse-patient relationship. It gives practical advice on how students can promote participation on placements and in practice. The book also offers an insight into the realities of being a carer, and discusses how quality of patient experiences can be assessed.
The Nurse-patient Relationship
Health Policy on Patient and Carer Partnership
Patient Participation and Partnership
Nursing in Partnership with Carers
The Biographical Approach and Assessment
Health Information and Health Literacy
Quality Issues in Patient Participation