By Marc Harrison, Damian Mitchell, David Howard
Fresh psychological wellbeing and fitness coverage has all in favour of constructing community-based services, but the truth continues to be that sufferers experiencing acute episodes of affliction are mostly cared for in health center settings. Acute psychological overall healthiness Nursing has been built as a advisor to the center wisdom and talents required for operating in inpatient settings.
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9. 10. 11. 12. Overactive, aggressive, disruptive or agitated behaviour. Non-accidental self-injury. Problem drinking or drug-taking. Cognitive problems. Physical illness or disability problems. Problems associated with hallucinations and delusions. Problems with depressed mood. Other mental and behavioural problems. Problems with relationships. Problems with activities of daily living. Problems with living conditions. Problems with occupation and activities. Since HoNOS contains 12 items which are each scored from 0 to 4 on the severity scale, the range of total scores is 0 to 48.
Another way in which HoNOS scores can be used in routine clinical practice is to use each score as a measure of the severity of an individual’s problems at that moment in time and use this as a benchmark to assess the adequacy of the current plan of care which has been devised for that individual. Each of the 12 items represents an aspect of that individual’s health and social functioning, and they are all rated on the same 0 to 4 scale. Any aspect of functioning scoring a ‘2’ or above is of clinical significance and thus should be reflected in the current plan of care.
Acute Mental Health Nursing: From Acute Concerns to the Capable Practitioner by Marc Harrison, Damian Mitchell, David Howard