As a nurse I have been put into positions where I would offer coaching not only to patients but colleagues as well. Most coaching scenarios which arised has positive outcomes. I have used a coach/mentor for some time in the past which helped me on my nursing journey.
What surprised me about what I read is the role other healthcare assistants play when it comes to coaching patients about the their plan since this often not fully discussed with their MD.
Ensuring our clients are present in their plan of care, as well as continue to follow along and be apart of the care plan. Family and friends can also take part to ensure the client is aware of what is expecting and allow a sense of understanding and independence.