Explore the personal and social implications of mental illness

Students are expected to use the Case Study template to complete this case study. Students who do not use the template will receive a Zero F2 Grade. Please make sure you use the template and follow all instructions and marking criteria very carefully.

The purpose of this assignment is to explore the personal and social implications of mental illness, as well as, ethical, legal and clinical practice implications related to a mental health patient being admitted to a medical ward. Using a recovery and person-centred approach, explore the issues raised in the case study and how you can support this person during your early shift.

Case study
Students will be given a number of important documents related to this case study of a person who experiences a major mental illness. These documents will appear in the Learnonline Notice Board over the duration of the course. Students will need to access these documents in order to complete this case study.
Students are expected to use the Case Study template (available from the Learnonline environment) to complete this case study. Students who do not use the template will receive a Zero F2 Grade.

Please read the sections on the Case Study template and ensure that you answer all sections on the template.
Please also take note of the Marking guide for this assessment item as this will provide some additional guidance for students.

You will be expected to analyse these documents, extract the main issues and reflect on how the information impacts on the client, the family, the case manager and how it informs your nursing care and approach. You will have opportunity to discuss these documents in your tutorial sessions or in the Virtual Classroom.

Assignment Task

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