Nvq Level 3 Unit 3 Health And Social Care

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Project 3 As a health care professional, you will be with people at the beginning of their life, when they are born, and with them at the end of their life, when they pass away. You will see people as they are born and as they pass away. Because you will be exposed to these areas of life and the individuals themselves you must be comfortable and able to remain professional during these circumstances. While speaking to someone who you know is passing away would be difficult and sad I am comfortable doing it. Truthfully I would not want to be the one to tell a patient they are dying. If it is part of my responsibility I will do it the best of my ability. I believe I would tell the patient in a gentle voice and stay with them as they process the news. If the patient is upset, I would offer them any knowledge I have and sit with them until they have calmed down. As …show more content…

Death is a part of life and while my patients are alive I would like to be a friend to them that way while they are alive they are as happy as they can be and I will know that I did everything I can to help them while they were alive. I think that not becoming attached to patients is a cowardly thing to do and selfish because they may need someone to talk to or ask questions to and if you are not there for them then you are not doing your job to the best of your abilities. While it would be sad being around a dying person it would not be uncomfortable. At that point I do not think my comfort matters. All my efforts should be turned towards that individual. I would hope that I would put my own wishes aside and my comfort and focus on the patient at hand. During this time, I do believe that I would reflect on the fact that one day I too will die but it would not cause me to be sad. It is a fact that we are all born and we will all die. It is nothing to

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