Chat with us, powered by LiveChat Design plans for care specific to the old - Writeedu

Design plans for care specific to the old

 

  • Design plans for care specific to the older adult.

Consider the scenario below, then follow the instructions underneath it to complete the assignment.

Mrs. Y

Mrs. Y is an 84-year-old client who was recently discharged from the hospital for an infected diabetic ulcer on her left leg. During her hospitalization, Mrs. Y required intravenous antibiotic therapy through a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) line.

Due to Mrs. Y's long history of diabetes, her physician ordered that intravenous antibiotic therapy be continued at home. Subsequently, home health services were initiated, a home health nurse was assigned to Mrs. Y's case, and an initial home visit was scheduled.

The home health nurse arrives at Mrs. Y's home and introduces herself to the client and the family. The nurse explains the home nursing services that will be provided, including the PICC line and intravenous antibiotic therapy treatments.

During the initial home visit, the nurse assessed the physiological, psychological, functional, and safety needs of the client. The nurse's findings were as follows:

  • Mrs. Y lives alone; however, her daughter checks on her frequently throughout the day.
  • The client is noted to have moderate functional issues and ambulates with a cane.
  • The client has several throw rugs in the main walking quarters and minimal lighting throughout the hallways.
  • Mrs. Y states "I used to get around my house with ease, but now I get a little tired and have to sit down and rest frequently."

Consider Mrs. Y's current health status and functional decline, then address the following:

 

  • Identify three (3) priority nursing diagnoses for Mrs. Y. Visit the School of Nursing Guide Nursing Reference eBooks section for resources to assist with nursing diagnoses. 
  • Create a visual representation of the three (3) priority nursing diagnoses by incorporating them into the Concept Map (template in the worksheet). Be sure each nursing diagnosis includes the following elements:
  • "related to (r/t)" — description of the client's problem
  • "as evidenced by" — description of the client's symptoms
  • Complete the Nursing Plan of Care (table in the worksheet) describing what should be implemented for Mrs. Y.
  • Goals: Establish at least one (1) goal for each of the nursing diagnoses you identified (for a total of 3 goals). Goals should be patient-specific, measurable, actionable, realistic, and time-limited.
  • Nursing Interventions: Describe at least three (3) nursing interventions for each of the goals (for a total of 9 nursing interventions). Each intervention should be in alignment with the goal it is supporting.
  • Complete the assignment using proper spelling, grammar, and APA.

    Our website has a team of professional writers who can help you write any of your homework. They will write your papers from scratch. We also have a team of editors just to make sure all papers are of HIGH QUALITY & PLAGIARISM FREE. To make an Order you only need to click Ask A Question and we will direct you to our Order Page at WriteEdu. Then fill Our Order Form with all your assignment instructions. Select your deadline and pay for your paper. You will get it few hours before your set deadline.

    Fill in all the assignment paper details that are required in the order form with the standard information being the page count, deadline, academic level and type of paper. It is advisable to have this information at hand so that you can quickly fill in the necessary information needed in the form for the essay writer to be immediately assigned to your writing project. Make payment for the custom essay order to enable us to assign a suitable writer to your order. Payments are made through Paypal on a secured billing page. Finally, sit back and relax.

    Do you need an answer to this or any other questions?

    Do you need help with this question?

    Get assignment help from WriteEdu.com Paper Writing Website and forget about your problems.

    WriteEdu provides custom & cheap essay writing 100% original, plagiarism free essays, assignments & dissertations.

    With an exceptional team of professional academic experts in a wide range of subjects, we can guarantee you an unrivaled quality of custom-written papers.

    Chat with us today! We are always waiting to answer all your questions.

    Click here to Place your Order Now