angry at home and Patrick tells him that one day last week he had found himself thinking about hurting Sebastian. He did not hurt Sebastian, but felt extremely ashamed of himself afterwards for even considering it. Patrick then breaks down and tells Pahalk that he is worried about whether he should continue caring for Sebastian at all. Pahalk provides care and reassurance and asks Patrick ifhe thinks it is still a possibility that he might try to harm Sebastian. Patrick tells Pahalk that he is worried every day that he might do something bad to Sebastian and that he does not know what to do. He asks Pahalk to promise not to tell anyone about what he has said. CS Q15: How should Pahalk respect the confidentiality and privacy of Sebastian and Patrick? Pahalk should help Patrick understand the role of services in improving the health and quality of life for the patient .He also should educate the family regularly that they should engage in duties with care giver for giving effective care to Sebastian. Patrick 's activity was complex which led to his thoughts of harming Sebastian.Pahalk should change Patrick and engage another caregiver as a preventive measure to omit any unfavourable situation in future because Patrick had ideas of harming Sebastian.In future there are risk of possible abuse, neglect and poor treatment.Star_CHCCCS025_Student_Assessment_Workbook_2019_v2.0
29CS Q16: What are Pahalk’s legal and ethical obligations with regard to confidentiality and disclosure of information in this situation? Pahalk have an ethical obligation to disclose in situations that involve a substantial risk of significant harm to the health or safety of the client . In these situations, social workers use a process of ethical decision-making before disclosing confidential information. In cases where disclosure of confidential information is necessary, restrict the amount of information disclosed and the number of people informed to the minimum necessary to fulfil the legal and ethical obligations.But this should be reported to the physician or higher authority of family support worker.CS Q17 : What services could Pahalk have suggested to Patrick prior to this situation developing that might have helped him maintain his care relationship with Sebastian more effectively? Pahalk should have given adaptive counselling to Patrick about patient, his needs, his family and about the care to be given. Patrick should have been given training for handling a patient who needs complex care and relaxation techniques to maintain patience if there was problems in caregiving. Patrick should be told that he could have informed Pahalk about his stressing work.CS Q18 : What are the issues that may impact on Patrick’s physical and emotional health and wellbeing?