Infections of the nervous system such as cytomegalovirus may cause blindness or demnetia. The accompanying disabilities necessitate LTC services as dictated by the patients changing health condition over time. An increasing number of AIDS patients are receiving care in nursing
Services include help with eating, bathing, dressing, toileting, taking medicine, transportation, laundry, and housekeeping. Social and recreational activities also are provided. Continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) provide a full range of services and care based on what each resident needs over time. Care is usually provided in one of three main stages: independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing. Nursing homes offer care to people who cannot be cared for at home or in the community.
Finally, hospitalization may be needed. Hospitalization is recommended when an individual has severe symptoms of antisocial personality disorder. This type of care is recommended when an individual cannot fully take care of themselves, or the individual is in danger of harming themselves or someone else. Some of the psychiatric options for hospitalization include 24-hour inpatient care, partial or day hospitalization, or in house treatment. In house treatment is where residents are offered a supportive place to live.
Nursing care plans are used whether prognosis is good, as when a patient is expecting a healthy baby without complications or when prognosis is poor, such as when a patient has terminal cancer and shortened life expectancy. The care plan addresses singular problems with solutions and based upon the action taken assesses the measureable outcome or the cause and effect. Many community health nurses utilize this type of documentation when caring for people in the community served. The community health nurse organizes and carries out a comprehensive discipline of care that is preventive, curative, rehabilitative, and can be continued throughout the community or life of an individual within a community. Many times community health nurses are contacted through other agencies or institutions such as physician offices, schools, and hospitals when needs are identified in the community or individual’s life.
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Being compassionate is one of the most important traits a CENA must have. In the work place, a CENA may work in many saddening settings which may include working with the terminally ill and the elderly. In order for the aide to give the most effective care to the resident or patient, he or she must want to help. They would treat the patient as if it was their own family in this kind of predicament. They must have the passion to help others to get back to their everyday lives or for some, help them learn to live with their illness.
As a health care provider emotional support should be provided by listening, focusing, responding from your gut and leaving hope in tack. It is important to recognize that some depression is normal although, when it begins to interfere with activities of daily living the patient or their family member may need to be referred to a psychiatrist for psychotherapy and anti-depressants. If a patient reaches the acceptance stage the health care provider is able to help select treatment options that best suit the patient and family members as well help them gain access to needed health care providers and or appropriate care settings. Aide in any funeral arrangements they may want to make. Assist with saying good-byes
The role of the IMCA is to represent and support people who lacks capacity and mainly without family or friends to support them,in specific important decisions made by NHS and local Authorities about serious medical treatment and changes of residence, IMCA's in certain cases involving care reviews and adult protection cases. The IMCA's advice must be taken into account in the decision making. WHAT WOULD AN IMCA
Nursing plays a major role in helping people transition from curative treatments or treatments that control the disease to EOL care. Choosing hospice is difficult for many patients with cancer. In addition, healthcare providers also face challenges in discussing EOL care. This article explores issues pertaining to EOL care conversations between nurses and patients
Hermania Faulkner Lanette Cook MGMT 318 15 August 2012 How the Patient Care Affordability Will Affect Skilled Nursing Facility and Administrator The Skilled nursing facility (SNF) is an institution or certain part of the institution where continuous nursing care and other types of nursing and rehabilitative services are prescribed by a physician and provided to patients within the facility. The patients are not in an acute episode of illness but require only rehabilitation for an injury, disability, or care for the sick. The mentally incompetent are not usually cared for in these types of facilities. This facility will employ an administrator to manage, supervise and direct persons employed by the facility as necessary to make sure