Why is oral hygiene of a patient important What is the impact of poor oral

Why is oral hygiene of a patient important what is

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Why is oral hygiene of a patient important? What is the impact of poor oral hygiene on patient’s general health? Oral health plays an important role in the health and well-being of older people and therefore quality of life. Pain and difficulty with eating can lead to poor levels of nutrition Poor oral appearance, bad breath and dental incapacity can lead to social isolation Oral disease is now implicated in peptic ulcers, respiratory and cardiovascular illness Dental decay is the most costly diet related disease in Australia ahead of coronary disease, hypertension and diabetes 17. If a client is having frequent falls, whom would you report, what are the forms you complete and some of the techniques you would use to minimise the risk of falls? If a client is having frequent falls, you need to report the incident to the supervisor or RN and family. You need to report to the Doctor as well. Need to fill Accident/Incident form if the patient had a fall, STAR_CHCCCS011_Student_Assessment_Workbook_2019_v2.0
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18 Red-alert form if client is on frequent monitoring, Neurological observation chart if the patient had head injury. Frequent monitoring by completing red-alert/surveillance chart Falls monitor Safety alert 18. List ways on how to assist client’s with information about their care needs and health requirements. Follow nursing process 1. Assessment phase - conduct a patient interview 2. Diagnosing phase – make judgement 3. Planning phase – develop plan to action 4. Implementation – follow through the plan 5. Evaluation phase - goals STAR_CHCCCS011_Student_Assessment_Workbook_2019_v2.0
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19 19. Explain briefly in your own words why is it important to comply with organisational reporting and recording requirements. To maintain accurate information to respond to client needs and to provide effective and quality services Identify client needs Act as a guide for planned action and provides a reference point to ensure the client is receiving the required services Written records provide evidence that actions have been performed and give an account of procedures that have been followed Passing on documentation regarding changes in individuals, incident reports or hand-over records may also assist in meeting duty of care requirements in a client. Documents provide evidence of the actions or lack of due care and compliance with industry standards in the event of an incident, accident or other adverse effect. It is to demonstrate accountability to service users, funding bodies, government and other stakeholders. Service providers must complete and maintain records that demonstrate compliance with department expectations and benchmarks. STAR_CHCCCS011_Student_Assessment_Workbook_2019_v2.0
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20 20. According to policy and protocols of an organization, during a shift, what pieces of documentation (written or computerised) are carers responsible for? Where would you file those documents?
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