Unit 14 –
Physiological
disorders
Being able to produce a
care pathways for
physiological disorders
Care Pathways: a visual
introduction
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20NI
AtHifls
Video feedback
What are care pathways ?
 Care
pathway is the description of the
way in which services are brought
together to meet the needs of an
individual over a period of time.
 What
sort of professionals might be
involved in the care pathway of an
individual with an eating disorder?
Care pathways for care
workers and specialists
 Integrated
care pathways are structured
multi-disciplinary care plans which details
essential steps in the care of patients with
specific clinical problem and describe the
expected progress of the patient
(Campbell et al, 1998)
 What
is meant by the definition?
Purpose of a care pathways
What might be the
purpose of a care
pathway ?
Purpose of the care pathways
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Ensure a consistent standard of care in the
same department,
Empowers staff and patients,
Reduces duplication (doubling up),
Identifies cost and resources,
Ensures that everyone involved including the
patient knows what care will be received,
Eliminates unnecessary or repetitive
information.
Read and think pp205
 Read
through the assessment of needs
section including the diagram,
 What
other needs should be included,
think of your PIES
Key term: care plan
A
care plan is drawn up to detail who is
going to do what and when, together
with the details of all the agencies
involved such as telephone numbers.
 The
individual is central to the care
planning process.
Care planning: a visual
introduction
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aM9s
MhuOQ18&feature=related
Research task
 Using
the laptops conduct research on
the following for your chosen
physiological disorders.
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Primary care,
Secondary care,
Tertiary care,
Feedback
Practitioners involved in the
delivery of care pathways
 Formal
 Other
 Book
and informal carers,
agencies,
page 207.
Care strategies
 Need
to be reviewed at regular intervals,
 Medication must be reviewed (checking
meds expiry dates, effectiveness, etc.),
 Attendance to specialist clinics for further
support,
 Repetition of scans and x-rays to check
on progress,
 Continuation or termination of alternative
therapies based on progress.
P4 – plan a care pathway for your
chosen physiological disorders.
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Format – PowerPoint presentation,
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Unit ……
Care plans and care pathways
Introduction
 Definition
for care plan and care
pathways – emphasis MDT (Multi
Disciplinary Team)
 Introduction
to case study – name, age,
stage in the chronic condition, marital
status. ….
1) Insulin
 Gp
to check effectiveness of current
prescription renew or change (every two
weeks)
 Dr Salma
 Rosebush Surgery
 number
Assessment need 2 – potential
depression
 Mental
Health team (Brighton and Hove)
– once a month
 Nurse Jackie
 Tel number –
 Location -