Workshop Capsule

New Maudsley Skills Workshops for Carers

Collaboration and Confidentiality. Not mutually exclusive after all

These workshop capsules have been created from scenarios considered in previous workshops and are designed to help carers to review and reflect on specific areas that can prove extremely difficult. All names have been changed in the scenarios.

These workshop capsules have been created from scenarios considered in previous workshops and are designed to help carers to review and reflect on specific areas that can prove extremely difficult. All names have been changed in the scenarios.

Contents           

  • Introduction
  • What information can be shared without breaching confidentiality and why?
  • Who is a “carer”?
  • What might be available for carers?
  • Recognising why carers can feel so aggrieved
  • Recognising why care teams can feel so defensive and criticised
  • What about the patient?
  • What is confidentiality? Why and how can it interfere with collaborative care?
  • Things the care team might say, and what the carer might hear.
  • Working with the professionals (Using motivational language to help collaboration)
    • Working with the care team – adult patient
    • Working with CAMHs – child or adolescent patient
    • Working with the GP practice
  • Appendix 1 – Best Practice Guides
  • Appendix 2 – Medical Risk Guides

 

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