Novant Health is dedicated to providing the finest team of care providers to ensure a remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time.
Those people who may be helping you are:
Communicate with the treatment team in developing your plan of care; prescribe medications; make rounds daily; authorize leave of absence.
Develop and implement a nursing plan of care in collaboration with the physician, treatment team, you and your family; are available for individual time; lead groups; provide you and your family with education related to your illness and medications; and facilitate discharge planning.
Clinical Social Workers:
Obtain background information; provide marital and family therapy; facilitate groups; and, assist with your discharge planning.
Dual Diagnosis Counselor:
Assesses patients who have mental illnesses and chemical dependency diagnoses to develop a plan of care; facilitates daily treatment groups; and coordinates continuing care after discharge.
Provides testing when ordered by the psychiatrist.
Utilize educational therapies to help you identify coping skills to deal with stressors, express yourself more effectively, improve self-esteem and provide opportunities for social interaction; coordinate special unit events and volunteer services.
Take your vital signs; escort you to tests; are available to assist with the daily activities; talk with you; reinforce the therapy you are receiving on the unit; facilitate educational groups.
Available to assist with your spiritual needs, if you desire.
Available upon request. The nutritionist assists with dietary choices and also provides a weekly nutrition group.
Work individually with patients under the supervision of an instructor from an accredited school.