Description of event
Today in positioning I was asked if I could assist Mrs X with personal treatment and shower. Mrs X has advanced dementia and takes a lot of prompting to do simple tasks on her very own, such as washing her face. Mrs Times is totally mobile and wishes a lot of support to carry her focus on particular jobs or she actually is more likely to end up being distracted and wander off. Being aware of Mrs X's requirements I decided that I am more than confident to assist her. I knocked on Mrs X's door before coming into, and gone in. I actually explained to Mrs X i was presently there to help her with her daily routine on waking. Mrs X appeared to be happy with me personally being presently there, and was talking away to me just like she had known me for years, but the majority of her phrases did not appear sensible, I attempted to answer the best way I could. I managed to get Mrs X to help choose what your woman was wishing to wear that day. I had formed to give a whole lot of way and support as some items were not appropriate for her put on. Mrs X took a lot of prompting whilst getting washed and she retained turning off the water taps, I had to advise Mrs Times that the normal water was running to warm up thus she could wash himself. After currently taking my as well as being patient with Mrs X, I actually managed to help her to clean and put fresh clothes on, I asked Mrs X if she would prefer to wear her lipstick, and have nice parfum on. Mrs X replied by showing me that wasn't cologne it was intended for the dog. Thus Mrs X was ready to have her lipstick as well as her frizzy hair brushed ahead of she visited breakfast. Thoughts and Thoughts
I was more comfortable with assisting Mrs X, ?nternet site had done it ahead of as my placement is where My spouse and i work. I was aware that Mrs X's perturbation may business lead her for being agitated, so I made me personally familiar with de-escalation techniques to enable me to minimise the chance of Mrs By becoming upset. During the time of aiding Mrs Times, I was contemplating am I patient enough or perhaps am I going to quick for Mrs X, as I don't want to upset her. Mrs Times was pleased with me assisting...
References: Barioler, M. (2003). Gibbs reflecting cycle. Available: http://www.ulh.nhs.uk/for_staff/education_and_training/clinical_education/leadership_in_practice/documents/gibbs_reflective_cycle. pdf file. Last reached 06th March 2014.