In groups, decide who will be responsible for writing each section. This will be the information you present for the second summative assignment. This is a basic guide to what you might include in your care plan, the list is not exhaustive. Please ensure that you add a reference for each section. Try to
avoid duplication in each section.
Give a brief description of the patient
What does the patient identify as their main problems?
Medical/ nursing needs
What conditions does the patient have?
How long that have had the condition/s?
How does it/they affect them physically?
Which members of the MDT are involved?
What physical care do they need and why?
How does the condition/s affect them psychologically?
What is their mood?
Are they able to talk about their feelings?
Do they have medical/nursing support?
Does the patient have family/friends?
Are they supportive?
Does the patient work?
Does their condition affect their work?
Where do they live?
Are they financially stable?
What social support might they need?
Do they use drugs or alcohol?
Are they prescribed any medication?
If so what have they been prescribed?
Does the medication Have any side effects?
Are there any issues regarding compliance?
What risks are associated with this condition?
What might you do to reduce the risk to the patient?