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Team Work in

Palliative Care
N S. EN DA H PANCA LYD IA F, M KEP
• A team is group of
people, often with
WHAT IS A different
TEAM?? knowledge, skill
and personalities,
working together
towards a common
goal.
• Quality life for the
patient and their
family.
TEAM WORK …… ( Goodman &
Clemow, 2010)
MULTI DISCIPLINARY TEAM:
People from many different
professions may be
involved in a patient’s care but
they often act alone and do not
collaborate with others.

• INTERPROFESSIONAL TEAM WORKING:


professional responsible for the patient’s care
collaborate effectively with each other to
improve the quality of care.
Collaborative practice ….
• Collaborative practice happens when
multiple health workers from different
professional backgrounds work
together with patients, families, and
communities to deliver the highest
quality of care.

(WHO, 2010)
Team work
bermanfaat kah??
Benefits of team work …
• Continue • Improves patient
improvement of care understanding
• More responsive • Increase knowledge of
service for patients team members
• Better patients • Higher Quality of care
outcome
• Increase cost
effectiveness (Fletcher, 2008)
Why is
interprofessional team
work important
• Patients n family have complex needs which
could be physical, psyhological, social or
financial. People with different skill n
knowledge will result in better problem
resolution.
• Quality of life is one of the aim
• Team will address the needs of patients and
their families.
What the role of team
members??
Nurse

Clinical nurse specialist

Doctor

Social workers

Physiotherapiest

Dietician

Pharmacist

Religious leaders

Volunteers
Nurse Assessment the patient needs, co-
ordination of care
Evaluating of nursing care and basic
palliative care for patient and family

Clinical nurse specialist May be specialist in palliative care or


chronic conditions
Education of general healthcare
practicioners about aspects of chronic
conditions or palliative care

Doctor Medical assessment of patients


Liaison with medical colleagues to
ensure patients information is current.
Prescription and referral to specialist
service if needed.

Social workers Advice about benefits, community


services or attention to financial issues
As psychological support for patient and
families; advocacy
Physiotherapiest Rehabilitation ,
Attention to physical
problem arising from disease
or treatment (ex.
Lymphoedema,
breatlessness)

Dietician Undertaking a nutrition


assessments,
Advising regards dietary and
feeding regimen, and make a
choice about food and diet
supplements

Pharmacist promote the rational and


optimal use medication;
Support and advice for
prescribing medication
Religous leaders Pastoral care
Provision of religious rites and
practice;
Spritual and psychological
support for patients and
family

Volunteers Support and befriending of


patients and families.

Speech and language therapist Assessment, diagnosis and care


of patient with communication
or swallowing difficulties;
Provide of alternative
communication systems.
What makes a team work well
Agreed & shared goals
What stop a team from working
well….