Develop the skills to effectively and clearly document the work you do in supporting people with mental health issues. It will enable you to ensure documentation is wholly reflective of the health care relationship and activities while concentrating on ensuring the notes written are well developed and meet legislative and workplace requirements.
Why note writing is important
Explore the barriers to good note writing
Correct and factual documentation
Understand legislative requirements around documentation
How to write notes that meet requirements of your work
Critique notes for accuracy, legibility and sensibility
Practice effective note writing
1. Working with people experiencing mental health and addiction needs
6. Applying law, policy and standards
7. Maintaining professional and personal development
Chris is a registered nurse by profession with a background in mental health. She has over 25 years' experience in health/disability sectors. Her education portfolio includes mental health, disability, ethics and boundaries, communication and de-escalation, collaborative note writing, and culturally safe practice. Her PhD explored the mental health inpatient experiences of people with intellectual disability and she continues to publish on this and other topics including cultural diversity/cultural safety. She is currently Director and primary Consultant for ‘Pumahara Consultants, Personal and Professional Development Specialists’ and holds an Honorary Senior Lecturer role with The University of Queensland as well as other teaching roles with Universities around NZ and Australia.
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