They will also consider the quality of the ‘end of life’ stages, and potential choices associated with them. Learners will research legislation, working frameworks and policies which underpin the work of the health and social care sectors. The role of health and social care workers, and how they must work together to meet the holistic needs of older people will also be explored. The unit has close links with Unit 4: Development Through the Life Stages, Unit 11: Safeguarding Adults and Promoting Independence, Unit 9: Values and Planning in Social Care and
In Ebersole and Hess' Gerontological Nursing & Healthy Aging (4th ed., pp. 88-104). St. Louis, MO: Mosby/Elsevier. Wallace, M., & Fulmer, T. (2007). Fulmer SPICES: An Overall Assessment Tool for Older There is an extensive variety of tools nurses can use to asses and prevent potential geriatric complications.
Providers (Physicians, nurses, and staff): They provide the care to include accuracy of diagnosis, appropriateness of therapy, resulting health outcome C. Families of patients: They depend on the staff to provide care and make their relatives last days as pleasant as possible, while providing the highest quality of care. III. Technology A. Tele Technology 1. Assistance provided around the clock by phone 2. Consistence access to care B.
1. Explain how information about personality and life history can be used to support an individual to live well with dementia. The starting point for support should be to establish strong two-way communication. Listening carefully is vital to understand each individual’s experience of dementia and getting to know their needs, strengths and abilities. The aim should be to understand their past life before the onset of dementia as well as their current situation.
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It will help to maintain the individual's self-identity, self respect and dignity. Person centered approaches involves hierarchy of needs, physiological needs, safety needs, social needs, self-esteem needs, self-actualisation and promoting wellbeing. Person-centred care also means treating resident with dementia with dignity and respect.Person centered care should be supported by relatives as well as all staff. All staff should follow the philosophy of person centered care as it aims to bring out the best in people with dementia. 1.2 Describe how a person centered approach enables individuals with dementia to be invloved in their own care and support.
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Family Health Assessment Vann Joyner Grand Canyon University: NRS-429V May 9, 2015 Family Health Assessment One of the factors in planning care and health promotion for a patient is overall family support system . When a patient is ill it not only affects them but their family members as well. One tool used by a nurse to help collect family data is the family health assessment. Family health assessment aims at using a holistic approach to ensure the health of individuals, communities and families to ensure that care remains client centered. It focuses on ensuring that families acknowledge their health needs and address them by planning proper intervention strategies.