Interdisciplinary Professional Ethics- Answer
Interdisciplinary Professional Ethics Student’s Name: Student’s ID: Contents Introduction. 3 Ethical Decision Making. 4 Conclusion. 9
IntroductionThe case is appropriately captioned “Men will be men”. No matter how impaired a male, there is a natural attraction or curiosity towards pornography and it is not a blame to men rather a verified information to take into account. The case is based on an agency that provides disability support service to the patients for recovering the vulnerability of impairment. The story is about two siblings suffering from intellectual disability and need regular care as they are quite adult now and practice basic need on behalf of their parents. The female (Marissa) patient is found to be more willing to settle down in the future by her own whereas the male patient (Marco) tends to live in the present along fantasy thought with. So there raise complex situation that is questioning ethical issue risking professionalism as well.
Ethical Decision MakingIn the given case the main actor is Sadie who is a speech pathologist directly interact with the patients to provide clinical service necessary. She also liable to direct support worker to respond the patients need understanding their nature. Sadie is tended to conduct specialized testing to best set the therapy for each patient separately. Vocal and cognitive communication impairment is the area of Sadie to deal with. At this time she gets two siblings Marissa and Marco to provide clinical support with the help of Edith and Blaire two of assistants work on roaster basis. For both Marissa and Marco, Sadie has developed a work plan respectively. For Marissa, she developed an art plan along with her and get involved with artwork with the motive of setting challenges and goals for the coming six months with a personality brief on Marissa’s need. The brief will help the supporter to know what tasks to practice with Marissa one by one to get the key objective done. The planning is made with the consent of Marissa. So there is a gap between her need and wish. Sadie outlined all the tasks to perform for the betterment of Marissa and achieve the goal of preparing macaroni meal and cheese, go for horse riding and movie with friends without any support worker. Another plan that was about to develop for future practice and betterment remained unfinished due to the unwillingness of Marco. Marco is more concerned about the present and prefers to do daily works. He expressed his desire to do short of peculiar activities as such going strip club and eating macaroni meal throughout the year. He is comparatively sharp in communicating and making plans than his sister Marissa. Without any care, he supposed to draw an unusual drawing and casual wish like a psychologically sound guy. Marco is found to be flexible in working with Sadie and all his desires she used to take positively apart from the last incident what made her thinking about ethical damage from a professional perspective. Marco was in the indecent website with a much awkward video which is quite surprising as he is not intellectually stable. Sadie became numbed and shared the situation one of her support worker Edith who was not in a situation to accept such practice during working hours and warning about the other staff in this regard. Edith was so seriously thinking about the intensity of such situation and was asking for setting limitations to properly deal with health and safety issue for early recovery of Marco. Sadie feels the dilemma of professionalism and ethical damage in case of Marco’s condition. As Edith is an elder support worker so Sadie put her concern on this issue to take on the appropriate decision. She studied on ethical dimension to get an insight of handling such situation. Above all it is her profession and ensuring ethics is a must respecting the agency policy. According to Kallman and Grillo, (2016), there are a few ethical dimensions that organizations are bound to assure, as such:
- Health and safety employees are liable to promote and strives to protect the rights and health safety of patients.
- Their responsibility is to establish, maintain and improve the healthy environment for early recovery.
- Appropriate delegation of tasks is the prior concern for the workers and experts assigned to each patient.
- Recognition of ethical issue
- Get the facts
- Evaluate alternative actions
- Make a decision and test it
- Act and reflect on the outcome.