Clinical Competencies for Mental Health Staff

Clinical Competency Framework Mental Health

 

Competency

Area

1

Assessment

 

1.1

Domestic Activities of Daily Living

Core- In patient

1.3

Blood Glucose Monitoring

Core

1.4

Physiological Observation Chart (Adult Track and Trigger Tool) and SBAR(d)

Physiological Observations Chart NEWS2 and SBARD

Core

1.5

Electrocardiograph (ECG)

 

1.6

Falls Prevention (ward based)

Falls Prevention (community based)

Core- In patient

1.7

Assessment of Patient

Core

1.8

Mental Capacity Assessment

Core

1.11

Physical Health Assessment and Monitoring: Physical Observations

Core

1.12

Psychological / Social Assessment

Core

1.14

Risk Assessment (Mental Health)

Core

1.15

Holistic Care Planning and Assessment

Core

1.16

Mental state examination
(under development)

Core

2

Communication

 

2.1

Communication

Core

2.1

Core Record Keeping   

3

Condition specific

 

3.1

Diabetes: General Principles: Management of Type 1 and 2 and Complications

Core - In patient

3.2

Schizophrenia

Core

3.3

Bipolar disorder
(under development)

Core

3.4

Eating disorders
(under development)

Core

3.5

Borderline Personality Disorder (under development)

Core

3.6

Psychosis pathway
(under development)

Core

3.7

Anxiety (under development)

Core

3.8

Depression 
(under development)

Core

3.9

Substance misuse
(under development)

Core

4

Medication Administration

 

4.1

 Mental Health Medication Toolkit

Core

4.2

Clozapine
(under development)

Core

5

Elimination

 

5.3

Stoma Care

Specific

5.4

Urinary Catheterisation (male, female and suprapubic)

Specific

6

End of Life Care

 

6.1

General Principles - awareness

Core

7

Equipment

 

7.0

Medical Devices

Core

8

Infection Prevention

 

8.1

Aseptic Technique and Clean Technique Procedure

Core

8.2

Prevention and Control of Infection

Core

8.3

Isolation

Specific

9

Leadership and management

 

9.1

Mentorship

Core

9.2

Leadership and management

Core

9.3

Lone working (community)
(under development)

Core

9.4

De-escalation
(under development)

Core

10

Nutritional Support

 

10.1

Enteral Feeding and Naso Gastric Tube Insertion and Maintenance 

Specific

10.2

Nutrition: Malnutrition and MUST Assessment

Core

11

Other

 

11.1

Discharge Planning (Under review)

Core

11.2

Observation
(under development)

Core

11.3

Search
(under development)

Core

11.4

ECT

Specific

12

Physical Care

 

12.1

Personal Hygiene

Core

13

Respiratory Therapy

 

13.2

Tracheostomy Care (including suctioning)

Specific

13.3

Respiratory Care

Specific

14

Venesection

 

14.2

Phlebotomy

Specific

15

Wound Management

 

15.1

Pressure Ulcer Prevention Core Competencies 

Pressure Ulcer Prevention Intermediate Competencies

Core

15.2

Wound Assessment and Dressing Selection

Core

15.3

Wound Management

 

Version 1.2 August 2015