A 3,000 word assignment. The essay will consider the Care Process in the context of a chosen character based scenario, based on the stages of the life cycle. The actual and potential needs will be identified, interventions outlined and rationale given. A person-centred approach, informed by recovery philosophy, demonstrating collaborative working where the service user/carer’s views are central and there is evidence of informed decision making and strengths based care. Dignity, privacy and confidentiality must be maintained. The safety of all must be considered, along with a plan to assess and manage actual and potential risk. Inter-professional working must be considered, including external and third sector agencies where appropriate. Evidence based care interventions must be demonstrated under pinned with critical appraisal (Level 7) along with relevant and up to date supportive literature. A clear coherent structure is required along with Harvard referencing throughout.


You will need to critically analyse and apply current theories, concepts and historic principles of nursing to the delivery of effective care in relation to the chosen scenario


You will need to critically discuss and demonstrate the ability to use collaborative therapeutic relationship and engagement skills to actively involve the service users in your chosen scenario in a person-centred way and support informed decision-making for the service user in the scenario

The Care Process in Mental Health