Interagency partnership is created at a formal organisational level, when two or more agencies agree to work together to share information or to jointly plan services they provide. On the other hand, inter-professional collaboration is how two or more people from different professions communicate and co-operate to achieve a common goal, focusing on the holistic welfare of the service user. The inter-professional partnerships also co-ordinates in order to ensure that, each professional's effort are acted upon, and to ensure that each practitioner is aware of what the others are doing. The children Act 1989 laid the foundation for inter-agency and inter-professional collaborations.
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The GP referred John to a counsellor to talk about his nervousness. The counsellor helped by giving him advise on how to deal with his nervous attitude concerning the surgery, the counsellor also helped by introducing John to a support group. The support group help John a lot because he realised that a lots of people successfully undergone the surgery.
The GP also refer him to alcohol rehabilitation centre. The rehab got John to understand; alcohol cannot solve the problem but compound it. In the rehabilitation centre, John met people in a similar situations, he make new friends and become hopeful again. Action plan and targets was set for him and with the help of the health and social professionals in the in the rehabilitation centre and his GP effective interaction, John meets all is targets and achieve most of his goals in his action plan.
The GP may refer him to a social worker and liaison with the GP; the social worker was able to provide transportation to take him to all his appointments and his support group session. The social worker can also inform John about the choice of work that may be available for him if he chose to work after the surgery. The social worker in liaison with the GP was able to provide John with a care worker. The care workers help at home with his daily living activities, as a result of his impaired mobility. The care workers also assist John to stay away from alcohol. The care workers also help to administer medications prescribed by the GP after the surgery to aid John in his recovery. The social service in liaison with the GP can provide transport for him after the surgery to places of socialisation so that he cannot be at home alone.
The GP referred him to a liver specialist to see the damage alcohol has caused to his liver. The liver specialist checked John and communicates his finding to the GP and other Professionals involved in John’s wellbeing.
John is also referred to the neurologist to talk more about his problem and also discuss the surgery procedures available to him. The neurologist will carry out the surgery to remove the damaged nerve. The neurologist will also advise him on how to cope with the after effect of the surgery.
The occupational therapist in liaison with the neurologist will determine what he needs in his home. For example, if the bed needs to be brought down stair so that he will be able to access his bed comfortably and also if he needs rails on the stairs to assist him with climbing up the stairs, a lift stairs or baths hoist. The occupational therapist in liaison with the GP will also be responsible for assessing John’s improvement and also what he needs to improve more.
The physiotherapist in liaison with the GP will devise an exercise plan for the John so that he will be able to regain total mobility and quickly. The physiotherapy should be able to encourage John to follow his exercise so that he can regain full and complete mobility.
The GP may refer him to an aromatic...