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"Systems such as red trays erode essential nursing skills"

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Training could be shortened. You can cut out assessment, planing and evaluation, just concentrate on implementation. Chris Elston | 19-Feb-2012 8:56 pm Sadly Chris, if it is best practice, and that is what is delivered, then it becomes 'common practice'. I must also add that your tutors were wrong about the concept of the 'task orientated' system. I know becuse I have experienced it. Specific tasks were only undertaken for the patients that required it. We did an obs round, which tends to be no different from today and ask patients if they wanted help with the toilet, but only the ones that needed assistance, not everyone. There was an assessment first to identify which patients needed assistance for a specific task. What we seem to be adopting, through no choice of our own, task orientation without an assessment. There lies the difference.

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20 February, 2012

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