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BTEC LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA AND EXTENDED DIPLOMA
IN HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE

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Unit credit value:
5
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Unit 27 Dealing With Challenging Behaviour

SCENARIO

You are a nurse who works in a busy A&E department in a city hospital. Because you are experienced and highly regarded your manager has asked you to mentor some new nurses who have just qualified.
Because A&E often has difficult and violent patients, your manager has asked you to give these new nurses some guidance on how to deal with challenging behaviour that they may encounter.

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Dealing with challenging behaviour is a high priority for people working in the health and social
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Consequently, your manager would like you to review and evaluate your strategies to assess whether or not they would be appropriate strategies to recommend to other employees in the department.
Write a written report in which you evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the strategies you suggested in your group presentation. Why did you recommend these strategies? How effective should they be in minimising the impact of violence in the A&E department? Are there any particularly strong suggestions you made which will make a big impact? Why/how? Are there some aspects of your strategies which may be weak or unworkable? Are there reasons why the strategies may not work? Will they mean that a lot of staff will need to be trained in a new way? Is there going to be a lot for people to have to remember? And so on.
Try to give a balanced evaluation looking at both strengths and weaknesses of your strategies to deal with violence. Also, write a conclusion where you comment on the potential impact of your chosen strategies.

CRITERIA
ASSESSMENT EVIDENCE
Date due:
P1
Completed table on types, characteristics and causes of challenging behaviour.

P2
Booklet summarising NICE guidance on dealing with violence in Emergency Departments.

P3
Group presentation on strategies to minimise the effects of violence in A&E.

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