UNDERSTANDING THENEEDS OFADOLESCENTS IN APAEDIATRIC HOSPITALBy the Youth Advisory Council
The experiences of young people in hospitalhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCN303QIDrs&feature=youtube_gdata_play
When caring for young people…    Be approachable    Have empathy, be a good listener    Use age-appropriate speak    B...
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Joyce Murphy & Consumers - Understanding & Addressing the Needs of Adolescents in a Paediatric Hospital

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A presentation given by Joyce Murphy and consumers at the October 2012 CHA Conference, The Journey, in the 'Innovations in Supporting Chronically Unwell Children, Young People and Their Families' stream.

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Joyce Murphy & Consumers - Understanding & Addressing the Needs of Adolescents in a Paediatric Hospital

  1. 1. UNDERSTANDING THENEEDS OFADOLESCENTS IN APAEDIATRIC HOSPITALBy the Youth Advisory Council
  2. 2. The experiences of young people in hospitalhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCN303QIDrs&feature=youtube_gdata_play
  3. 3. When caring for young people…  Be approachable  Have empathy, be a good listener  Use age-appropriate speak  Be respectful of boundaries  Be patient  Build rapport so you can build trust  Understand how being in hospital affects the young person’s life – loss of independence, social circle, schooling, etc  Be open and honest with information  Involve young people in decisions around their care

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