The 12 Power Tools

POWER TOOL 1.
All About Me.

This will let staff at your unit know what is important to you. Use it to tell them stuff about you that you think they will need to know to understand you and to look after you well.

POWER TOOL 2.
What’s on my unit?

These are questions that will give you more information about the unit you are on.

POWER TOOL 3.
What’s in my Individual Care
and Treatment Plan?

Everyone must have a care and treatment plan. If you don’t know what is in yours or you want more details about it then using this tool will help you to find out.

POWER TOOL 4.
What’s my medication?

Helps you find out more about your medication.

POWER TOOL 5.
It’s Your Meeting

How to make the most of your meetings. You can use this tool to communicate what you want to be discussed at any of your meetings.

POWER TOOL 6.
Disagreeing with my care and treatment.

Use this form to work out and explain to others what you disagree with and why, and what you will and will not agree to with your care and treatment.

POWER TOOL 7.
Looking out for myself.

Planning for how to keep yourself safe
when you are on your own.

POWER TOOL 8.
Planning for Tough Times.

Sometimes things may get worse before they get better.
You can use this tool to plan for how you want to be treated
if you start feeling worse or become unable to clearly
express what you want.

POWER TOOL 9.
Your Right to make a Complaint.

Complaining can seem a scary business. This tool will guide you through it and help make it an easier and less daunting experience.

POWER TOOL 10.
Setting Goals.

It can be a good idea to look back at how things have gone and set goals for the days and weeks ahead. This tool can help you.

POWER TOOL 11.
Making a Decision or Choice.

It can be useful to list the pro’s and con’s when trying to make a decision or choice. Tool 11 can guide you with this.

POWER TOOL 12.
Planning for the Future.

You will leave your unit at some point. This tool is for helping you to think about what you would like to happen when you leave the unit for good and for creating your own plan for before and after you are discharged.

 

PowerTools

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