I will explore the advantages and disadvantages of seclusion and give a clear definition of seclusion in this blog. Seclusion is defined by the oxford dictionary as ‘The state of being private and away from other people’. The royal college of psychiatrists define this as“the supervised confinement of a patient in a room, which may… Continue reading Seclusion in mental health nursing.
The mental health act was published in the year 1983 and is a law that sets out when you can be detained, admitted and treated against your wishes. This is also known as being ‘sectioned’. About a quarter of patients are ‘sectioned’ under the mental health act and these patients are know as formal patients.… Continue reading Section 3 of the mental health act 1983 – substantially amended in the year 2007.
This series of letters, from Teju Cole to an imaginary young Nigerian author, is a rich resource for all writers. Source: Recommended Reading: Eight Letters to a Young Writer
Did you know a newborn baby spends approximately 18 hours a day asleep?. This is quite astonishing and illustrates the importance of sleep for the development of the human body. Before i go on to explain the importace of sleep, it is first essential to know that, the required amount of hours required for an adult is… Continue reading Importance of a good night sleep.