Mother, both parents if married at time of birth, legal guardian, local authority in care order or emergency protection order, court appointed resident
List 4 simple questions can use to asses competence
1. What do you understand about your physical condition?, 2. What is the recommended treatment? 3. what do you and he Dr think will happen if you decided to accept/decline treatment? 4. What are the other options and their consequences?
Cn you give a blood transfusion to a kid of a jehovahs witness who refused?
Yes. If can state it is life sustaining. Must document carefully and would be helpful to obtain colleagues opinion. It is under Duty of care and you are protected
List 4 examples of mandatory reporting
notification of communicable disease, child abuse, elder abuse, DV
When should the police be informed?
Suspected or confirmed victim or perpetrator of a crime - NOTE VICTIM TOO