Level 2: Care Pathways

The patient has a clearly defined problem but there may be a small number of additional factors that affect how treatment is provided.

Nursing Theme 4 - Cognition and Communication

  • Presence of cognitive impairment and reduced level of understanding that requires ongoing support, reassurance or intervention
  • Patient with compromised cognition and communication, maybe allocated to a specific bed to aid supervision
  • Patient exhibits periods of confusion or mild challenging behaviour