In this Shared Insights session we listen to unique perspective and learning outcomes from dealing with eating disorder patients.
Each speaker provided their unique perspective and learning outcomes from dealing with eating disorder patients.
Catherine Flannery, Associate at Browne Jacobson outlined what is required from a legal perspective for a successful application to the Court of Protection (CoP).
Claire Noble, Case Manager in the Mental Health, Learning Disabilities, Autism & CAMHS Commissioning Team for NHS Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group spoke about challenges faced by CCGs and set out some practical learning points.
Majella Wright, a Specialist Nurse Practitioner at St Barnabas Hospice, an independent charity providing care for people living with life limiting illnesses, offered insights from her work with patients who have reached the terminal phase of their illness and their families.
Lisa Newboult, Named Professional in Safeguarding Adults and Mental Capacity Act at United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust spoke about the importance of having a Care Co-Ordinator.
The Shared Insights were:
Catherine Flannery explained that cases may require Judicial scrutiny and in preparation for a CoP application practical considerations include:
Catherine also set out when you might need to involve the CoP and points to consider with eating disorder patients:
Claire Noble shared some of the challenges that CCGs face during cases where they are not directly involved in care delivery.
Claire’s learning points were:
Lisa Newboult explained the importance of:
Majella Wright spoke movingly about her personal experiences and highlighted the challenges for the palliative care service in dealing with an eating disorder patient. These included:
Majella also set out guidance on:
Helpful indicators include general decline in function, unplanned hospital admissions, significant weight changes, persistent symptoms despite optimal treatments, dependence on carers due to increasing physical or mental issues, co-morbidities and the burden of illness increasing.
Based on the needs of the person and the four pillars of wellbeing:
Majella’s learning points were:
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