They then act good and not bad. Deontologocal ethics make life simple. Copyright © 2013 Alzheimer Europe - Created by Visual Online using eZ Publish, European Working Group of People with Dementia, Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's dementia. A decision has to be made about whether or not she should be taken into hospital. Lately, Simon had been talking about his parents and saying that they were waiting for him to visit them. She refuses to wear pads of any sort. But suppose that one of the children in this family of Jews I am hiding would have grown up to become a mass murderer if he survives. Consequences never give us that certainty. You let this person in and hide him / her. The reason for this judgement would be that you have an obligation towards maintaining and improving law and order although it might be inconvenient, even dangerous to you. Although some staff were not convinced by this and thought it would be unsafe, the majority view was that Albert had a right to take risks and a right to do what he wished to do, given that this was not harmful to anyone else and given that it was important for his quality of life. How will Alzheimer's disease affect independent living? Her personal hygiene has been deteriorating. Suppose I am hiding Jews in the attic when along comes a Nazi officer looking for Jews. That is, the rule that allows lying makes lying impossible. Get answers by asking now. Upcoming SlideShare. For example, there is a chain saw murderer going into a restaurant after already cutting 2 people in half on the street . But we dont know the detail behind the situation. Appendix 2 – Short examples to describe ethical theories 2015: Ethical dilemmas faced by professionals providing dementia care in care homes and hospitals . He comes to my door and asks whether I am hiding Jews. I'm afraid that the two answers above are both mistaken. ? He said that he understood that he might fall over but he said he would be more careful. Some residents require extra staff, but the aim is that all residents should get out, insofar as this possible, an equal number of times. Innovation, translation and harmonisation. ME i think that before doing some thing, one should ask him or her self that what if am the one what will happen? A major drawback of the theory of deontology is that, it simply ignores the outcomes or consequences of an action. 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Therefore, it was agreed that he should be allowed to go into the garden, but that staff would always make sure that when he did so he had his stick with him and he would be reminded that he needed to keep his stick on him the whole time he was out. So, the choice to lie is wrong and the choice to not lie is right. They will also change her clothes at least once daily and make sure that she has had a bath at least once a week. Suppose we allowed lying, so that instead of telling people they ought not to lie, we tell them that lying is fine. Arranging who will be responsible for care, Determining to what extent you can provide care. “The Golden Rule” (do unto others as you would have them do unto you) is an example of deontology; it’s a moral rule meant to be followed in all situations, for everyone to live moral lives. So let’s look at your theory of ethics. Answer : YES, Lying is bad and not answering is rude, which is also bad. The staff were able to make this into a sort of joke with him. The moment that the purpose of your exertion goes from needing money to wanting money, is that the moment when work becomes play? Your understading of deontological ethics is not quite correct. It could be said that this was an inconvenience for Elizabeth, but the staff made sure that the shelter in the garden was well protected from poor weather and they always made sure that someone was free to go with Elizabeth when she went for a cigarette so that she was not lonely.