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This Is An Essay/Report On The Book "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest". It Shows The General Runnings/Ideas Of The Book In A Structured Format

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CONFIDENTIALReport: #4727829CThis is a report on the findings of an external investigation into the running and daily going-ons of the Institute for the Mentally Disturbed, Operational State Number #MD77685. This report is concentrated on the treatment of the patients and the misuse of a position of power by the staff. Every aspect of patient health, security and care will be investigated to satisfy the requests and expectations of current and future patients.The Institute:The Institute is controlled be the state and an Individual "Controller", Ms Ratched who is referred to by the patients ad the "Big" Nurse. The Institute is Located in the state of Mississippi, USA. The Institute has been ...view middle of the document...

Ms Ratched is known for her strict ways and her tight schedules, in the past this has been acceptable. But in today's society this is no longer acceptable and it is excepted that the patients are allowed to have an equal say in what goes on and they have a right to question the methods that the staff are using. It has been brought to our attention that the Staff and the Patients in the ward fear Ms Ratched and they do not feel comfortable standing up for their rights. This will be gone into more detail in the Patients Section of this report. The only visible form of communication between the patients and the Head Nurse is through the Doctor, who acts as their liaison with the Nurse and with the state.The Patients:The Patients on the ward range from "Chronics" that have been on the ward for some time and have undertaken therapy that has deemed them inoperable, to the "Acutes" which are patients that are usually in there for a short time rehabilitation and/or are still mobile and able to tend to their own needs. The patients on this ward have reported in their interviews for this investigation that Ms Ratched didn't meet the requirements for giving everyone a fair say and to be able...

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