Define the concept of family centred care and explain its importance to the physical and psychological wellbeing of Haley, supported with reference to literature.

Purpose

Empathetic understanding of the lived experience of patients and family is crucial to the delivery of person and family centered care. By undertaking this assignment students will further develop their knowledge of the importance of the family in the care of children, and their ability to critically read, reflect on and apply qualitative nursing research findings to patient care planning. An online library module is provided within the Canvas course to support students in identifying and critically reading qualitative research.

Description

  1. This assignment is based on Scenario 5 and the nursing care and education requirements for Haley Stephenson and her family.
  2. Briefly discuss the pathophysiology and related symptoms of Type 1 diabetes mellitus, supported with reference to literature.
  3. Define the concept of family centred care and explain its importance to the physical and psychological wellbeing of Haley, supported with reference to literature.
  4. Read the following Qualitative Research paper:

Anne Solveig Iversen, Marit Graue, Anne Haugstvedt & Målfrid Råheim (2018). Being mothers and fathers of a child with type 1 diabetes aged 1 to 7 years: a phenomenological study of parents’ experiences, International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Wellbeing,