Nursing Interventions for Hallucinations or Delusions
Do not focus on hallucinations or delusions. Do interruption to the client by initiating interaction hallucinations one-on-one based on reality.
Tell them that you do not agree with the perception of the client, but the validation that you believe that the hallucinations are real to the client.
Do not argue with the client about the hallucinations or delusions.
Respond to the feelings that the client communicated at the time he was having hallucinations or delusions.
Divert and focus the client on a structured activity or task-based reality.
Move the client to a more quiet, less stimulating.
Wait until the client does not have hallucinations or delusions before starting the counseling session about it.
Explain that hallucinations or delusions are symptoms of psychiatric disorders.
Say that the anxiety or increased stimulus from the environment, can stimulate the onset of hallucinations.
Help clients control the hallucinations by focusing on the reality and take medication as prescribed.
If hallucinations persist, Help clients to ignore it and keep acting remedy properly despite an hallucination.
Teach a variety of cognitive strategies and tell the client to use conversations themselves ("the voices that makes no sense") and the cessation of mind ("I will not think about it").