Discuss about the Mental Health Practices Relationships And Recovery.
Mental health practices based on recovery implies to the care sessions that the caregivers need to give to the patients by implementation of the caregiver’s capability by considering the patient’s behavior, attitudes, principles, knowledge and values (Tew et al., 2012).
Recovery oriented practitioners to assist mental health patients; necessities and incorporation of therapy:
Practices based on recovery largely promotes the relationship between the caregiver and the patients in a collaborative and active manner. On the other hand people with experience of mental disorders are considered to be experts on their condition and the caregivers are experts on the present treatment procedures available (Richards, Coulter & Wicks, 2015). Practices based on recovery is encapsulated as care of mental health that:
- Understands the situation of a patient and the likelihood for recovery by inculcating strength and sharing of experiences of the sufferers.
- Maximizes the involvement of the sufferer in the recovery process. It includes personalized care, drawing attention to the cultural needs of the patient (Scanlan & Still, 2013).
- Includes inculcation of holistic approach which necessitates a wide number of factors including social approaches.
- Helps the family members to assist the patients in the recovery process.
- Lastly, includes the need of understanding the people with experience of mental disorders that are still unresolved to feel better and help them get out of traumatizing conditions.
Review on literature was organized for the international and Australian literature consisting of mental health recovery oriented literatures. Goal of the review was create an understanding of the term for good practices. However, the review did not include the broader issues in the system. It only focused on practices based on recovery. Some literatures were specified for youth and children, emphasis on older people was given in some other literatures.
Occupational therapy and recovery:
Therapist involved in occupation therapy understand the need of mental soundness. The knowledge of therapists helps in the process of recovery in collaboration with individuals with experience. Several areas of functioning are addressed by the therapists (Crouch & Alers, 2014). The relation between recovery and occupation is very clear by analyzing participation of people in socially and personally important activities. The practice emphasizes on clinical focus on the symptoms of people and the complexions related to building strength and positivity.
Role of occupational therapist:
Therapy based relationships between the practitioner and patients by implementation of approaches based on strength by analyzing strength of the patient under treatment should be initiated with inculcation of the skills of the practitioners. The family members should also be incorporated in the recovery of a person. It increases the possibility of recovery (Schell et al., 2013).
With respect to the perspective of the people will mental ailments, the term recovery means achieving recovery by gaining hope and retaining it. It requires the collaboration of the therapist and the patient to live an active life with a social identity and lead a purposeful life (Brooker & Latham, 2015). The model of recovery needs the implementation of decision making on a shared manner, it should be in a personalized and driven by the client.
Occupation therapists are indulged in group activities for the betterment of mental health of the people under consideration, it involves groups like Pyscho-education multi family groups and several other groups involved in development of a person’s identity, building the expressions of the patients in addition to analyzing the social skills that the patients have (Carlström & Ekman, 2012). The occupational therapists should be associated with several available programs on psychosis intervention as per available research work, it improves the positions of the programs and helps the people associated with it to productively participate in it. Studies on mental health needs was found to be provision of services based on occupational therapy, increases the enhancement of mental conditions(Olsson et al., 2013). The patients have been seen to have productive roles in several activities within a few months of discharge from the health care centers.
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