In this blog, I am going to be answering the question: What is it like being working in a mental hospital? I will be sharing some of my experiences while working at tulasi health care.
Before I get started, please remember that everybody experiences different challenges. I was assigned as an advance addition counsellor I spent one month working on the deaddiction wing the place was a heaven, an oasis of good soul. Infant, the hospital had the look and vibe of a heaven actually What we can see in a fantacy movie which in a sense it was.
In this blog, I’m going to be sharing the most important things I feel you should know about tulasi health care hospital while giving you a bit about my own experience there as well.
Disclaimer: Every hospital is going to be a little different, so keep that in mind also. Let’s dive in!
Tulasi Health Care is a renowned group of Hospital & Rehabilitation Centers in Delhi/Gurgaon, India, providing specialized treatment for mental illnesses.
More than 20 years of experience in this field.
Experienced Psychiatrists, Psychologists & Paramedic staff.
Daily counselling sessions and activities.
Separate wards for male, female & children.
Dementia care unit.
Provision of recreational facilities with an indoor stadium, table tennis, pool, billiard tables and a gym.
When a patient enter the tulasi health care hospital, you tell the receptionist that you are in a mental health crisis and they will have someone escort you to a testing area. You will be escorted by a nurse as well as a security officer. This is where you will have blood drawn and vitals taken. After this, you will be taken to a temporary holding room. When you reach the holding room, all of your personal belongings will be removed from your person belongings. In this room, you will have a bed and maybe a chair. This is where you will remain until it is decided whether or not you will be admitted to the psychiatric floor. A counsellor will meet with you and ask you questions about what brought you there. They will then rally that information to a psychiatrist who will also come to speak with you. This process can take up a bit time.
If it is decided you are in stable condition, you will be discharged. If not, you will be admitted. You will then be brought to the mental health floor. You will first meet with a nurse who will go over the rules as well as the schedule. You will be given a room which you will either be alone in or have a roommate.
Talk about rehabilitation tulasi health care hospital encourage Patient Recovery. Recovering from addiction is difficult, as many individuals with alcohol or drug dependency fail to recognize their own patterns of abuse, or have ambivalent feelings about seeking treatment. In substance abuse treatment, the patient’s motivation to change has often been a source of frustration, since counselors have little control over a patient’s desire to change.
The counseling community is rethinking current approaches to motivation, by empowering the counselor to elicit and enhance motivation, and to find a style that will best meet the needs of the client.And the team help Patients Develop a Relapse Prevention Plan. The chronic nature of addiction ensures that a large percentage of those diagnosed will relapse at some point during their recovery. Some studies indicate that an estimated 40-60 percent of addicts will relapse at some point during their life, which is on par with many well understood illnesses such as diabetes, asthma, and hypertension.3 But relapse doesn’t mean treatment has failed, rather, it serves as an indicator that treatments need to be adjusted to best help the patient.
Once the decision to seek treatment for addiction has been made, it’s important that patients are well equipped to avoid relapse in the future. Preventing relapse requires more than just the willpower to say “no” when temptation arises, and prevention needs to start early in the recovery process. Developing a comprehensive relapse prevention plan is an essential function of the counselor’s role in addiction recovery. Plans will be tailored to the needs of each individual patient, but essential elements include:
A detailed account of the patient’s experience with substance abuse including previous relapses
Warning signs and ways patients can best manage them
A detailed list of family, friends, and counselors that can be used as a support network
An emergency relapse plan
Specific lifestyle changes that patients can do to prioritize their well being.