Discuss about the Personal Statement for Nursing Practice ?
The field of nursing practice has always been a place of interest for me. The very feeling that I can help a person to improve their life in terms of health attracts me for a high level of satisfaction. The standard of nursing practice in UK is also quite high thus ensuring a good career growth as well. The course of Adult and Mental Health was very helpful in providing me with the opportunity to develop my knowledge, skills and awareness to frame the mental and physical health needs of the patients. It assisted me in selecting the most appropriate evidence-based interventions to meet the needs and handle the contemporary issues.
These skills and knowledge are useful in my work as the care assistant with aged dementia patients, adults suffering from learning disabilities, patients with eating disorders and drug addiction in community and hospitals. To support these patients to lead an independent life at home, I delivered personal care service ensuring safety, comfort and cleanliness in their surrounding environment. Along with the organization, I provided them with medications, helps for their cooking and feeding. It was vital to ensure that they attend the regular health appointments. The training of NVQ2 and NVQ3 in Social and Health Care facilitated my efficiency of delivering an excellent level of care service to the patients. It enabled me to understand my roles and responsibilities clearly thereby ensuring the establishment of safe health atmosphere. I also learned the person-centered approach to personalized health and social care through this training course. I am aware of the fact that the patients need to be provided with quality care service and resources as foods that meet the safety requirements.
My advanced diploma in HIV-AIDS and my experience of volunteered service with Terrence Higgins Trust for community helped me to develop the ability of advising and driving people towards safer sex, counseling them for effective handling of stigmatization and cope up with the condition. I assured them that they can maintain their health through medication and as evidence arranged trips for them to meet people with similar conditions and who are benefiting from care services. It was an enlightening trip to go on with these patients as it made me realize the value of life even more from a greater view and brings forth the even higher value of quality and healthy living than just being alive. This feeling of satisfaction to be able to improve the lives of such people and enable them to lead a better quality of life encourages me each time to initiate a new care service for a different case with fresh energy and vigour.
However, at times the process of delivering the nursing care to patients becomes too stressful and tiring. I indulge in my interests as swimming especially cooking baking cakes and socializing with new people in parties and baby showers to distress. Spending time with babies and involving in my creative skills have always been a success to encourage me for a new start at my work front.