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SNPG923 Assessment Task 2- Task 2
Weighting : 30%
Essay (2000 words)
Task Description : Victims of abuse are regularly treated by healthcare services. The Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation (ANMF) has a number of policies relating to vulnerable members of the community.
“Older people have the right to be treated with respect and dignity, whether they are being cared for in their own homes or in residential aged care.”https:/Ianf.org.au/documents/policies/PS_Compulsory_reporting.pdf
Nurses and midwives play an important role in the prevention, identifrcation, and intervention in the case of child abuse and neglect and in the ongoing care, education and support of the children and their families. https://anmf.org.au/documents/policies/PS_Child_abuse_and_neglect.pdf
Nurses and midwives have an important role in identifying people who are victims of domestic violence and facilitating their access to assistance and support,while respecting their privacy. https:/Ianf.org.au/documents/policies/PS_Domestic_violence.pdf
Choose one.two or all three of the above statements and discuss the above statements, explaining the legal and professional reporting that occurs when a health care worker comes into contact with a person who has disclosed that they have been harmed. Examples include: elderly people who have been maltreated,children who have been sexually and/or physically assaulted and women who live with intimate partner violence (domestic violence).
Include In your answer the relevant codes, legislation and documentation governing the requirement to report such issues. Consider what are the implications for the registered nurse and the delivery of nursing care.
Your assessment is to be set out in essay format (introduction, body, conclusion) and be referenced by contemporary, scholarly materials found in the library databases and reputable web-based sources. See marking guide below for further information on how marks are allocated for this assessment.