Chapter 23: Managing the Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit

When granting garden leave to an enclosed garden it is …

 
 
 
 
 

Which of the following are key principles of a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit?

 
 
 
 
 

Which of the following strategies apply when dealing with serious incidents?

 
 
 
 
 

Lowe (1992) identified which of the following categories as ways to make therapeutic interventions more effective?

 
 
 
 
 

A direct link with patient experience and organisational response was created with the development of which of the following?

 
 
 
 
 

A monthly review of patient care focuses on which of the following?

 
 
 
 
 

It is desirable to recruit staff who are …

 
 
 
 
 

Which of the following apply to staff training?

 
 
 
 
 

Which of the following apply to shift meetings?

 
 
 
 
 

Which of the following items may be allowed on a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit, but usually held by staff?

 
 
 
 
 

Training and refreshers in breakaway and restraint training should be provided every …

 
 
 
 
 

A working practice manual needs to pay particular attention to which of the following areas?

 
 
 
 
 

The National Service Frameworks for Mental Health (1999) set out standards in which of the following areas to ‘reduce variations in practice and deliver improvements’?

 
 
 
 
 

Which of the following apply to a working practice manual?

 
 
 
 
 

Which of the following factors are essential to the development of an environment that is structured and safe, yet responsive to individual needs?

 
 
 
 
 

Which of the following items are strictly forbidden on a Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit?

 
 
 
 
 

The nature of patients cared for by Psychiatric Intensive Care Units and Low Secure Units suggest which of the following could be key areas of research?