1654 words - 7 pagesFamilyHealthAssessmentFamily is the basic unit of society. A family is a set of interacting individuals related by blood, marriage, cohabitation, or adoption who interdependently perform relevant functions by fulfilling expected roles. Health practices are those activities performed by individuals or families as a whole to promote health and prevent diseases. The relationship between members of family influences the understanding of behavior, which is demonstrated in family’s structural, functional, communicational, and developmental patterns (American Academy of Pediatrics, 2003; Bonell et al., 2003).Within families, children and adults are nurtured and taught about health values byVIEW DOCUMENT
1050 words - 4 pages an improved understanding of what a patient requires for spiritual support. Another important finding of the assessment, the participant relies on a crucifix to be worn at all times to provide protection from evil. Religious objects are unique symbols that hold special meaning to everyone. Health care workers must be sensitive and allow for these symbols to maintain with the patient at all times, if it does not cause them any harm. Also significant in the assessment, the patient does not have his family living in the same city as he. Health care workers can support this barrier by allowing the patient to make phone calls to reach out to his family and update them on any health status. TheVIEW DOCUMENT
887 words - 4 pages integrating the development into our model for ideal nursing. Throughout the process the patient’s independence should be endured in mind in all the phases of the process and the patient should whenever possible be an active partaker such as making decisions about remaining to carry out certain actions of living .This is important as it is encouraging a sense of personal responsibility for health. If contribution of the patient may not be possible, for example, a child, confused or unconscious person. In these cases family members or significant others may contribute in decision making on behalf of the patient (Roper, Logan, Tierney, 1996 p.51-52).
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785 words - 3 pages organizations to track strengths and weaknesses of their programs. These tools are valuable in ensuring that clients are receiving the best care. Assessment tools also help individuals track their own progress in cultural awareness over time.ReferencesAlameda County Public Health Department (2008). Individual Assessment of CulturalCompetence (n.d.) Self-Assessment of Cultural Competence. Retrieved November 30, 2009 from, http://www.acphd.org/user/sitesearch_result.htm?cx=013237190550052502011%3A9hkmvucywp0&cof=FORID%3A11&q=cultural+competence&sa=Search#1101Mason, J. L. (1995). Cultural competence self-assessment questionnaire: A manual for users. Portland, OR: Portland State University, Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children's Mental HealthVIEW DOCUMENT
1116 words - 4 pagesPatterns of values, beliefs, and health perception
The George family considered themselves as a religious christian family, who uses practices such as prayer and meditation to cope with problems. When faced with problems, The Georges use religious principles as a escape route to their problems. Their This familyhealthassessment paper includes a assessment of the George family and their responses to the 11 functional health patterns. The 11 functional health patterns include: values, health, perception, nutrition, sleep/rest, elimination, activity/exercise, cognitive/perception, self-perception, role relationship, sexuality, and coping. Alongside the 11 functional healthassessmentVIEW DOCUMENT
944 words - 4 pages process with the use of an assessment of the family’s overall health. Understanding the health of the family allows the nurse to determine how to implement the knowledge needed to assist the family forward to promote health. The area of evaluating progress can be established by how well the family can handle health concerns after gaining knowledge of health and health concerns.
Application of Developmental Model of Health
Smoking and substance abuse are two community health concerns where the Developmental Model can be used. Applying the model consist of reviewing the concepts of the model. The concepts involved in the developmental model of health are: health work, health potentialVIEW DOCUMENT
1026 words - 4 pagesNurses are challenged everyday due to cultural diversities. Heritage assessment helps nurses to understands and respect the role cultural competent in health ad illness. Heritage assessment tool use to assess the different cultural beliefs, their health maintenance, protection and restoration and to provide adequate and individualized care. Cultural assessments direct the nurse in providing culturally quality care to people form diverse cultures. The understanding of the concept of culture and its vitality in health is very important to nurses that provide care to diverse populations. Cultures, family and community have impact on how people take health information, how they exercise theirVIEW DOCUMENT
3071 words - 12 pages they impact the family’s health will be discussed. Using the Calgary FamilyAssessment Model, the Perez family will be examined for their structure, development and function. Subsequently, Neuman’s System Model will guide the systematic familyassessment, planning and selection of appropriate interventions for improving the health of the Perez family who has a child living a chronic health condition.
Culture and Environment
The Hispanic population is the nation’s largest and fastest growing minority group, currently making up about fifteen percent of the U.S. population. This figure is expected to increase to twenty nine percent by 2050 (Livingston, Minushkin, & Cohn, 2008). TheVIEW DOCUMENT
2526 words - 10 pages, and the determinants of Health. Considering that this initiative was undertaken by nursing students in the community setting, the various components of the standards of practice for community health nurse in relation to this initiative are discussed as well. Conclusively the opportunities for growth for this initiative are reflected upon.
This initiative primarily targets families seeking services at the Millwood’s Family Resource Centre in Lee Ridge, specifically families who have English as a second language and/or English-speaking individuals with a low literacy level. The target group for this initiative was determined through a thorough community assessment, and investigation of theVIEW DOCUMENT
1234 words - 5 pageshealth and should not be over looked in the assessment process.
The social domain brings analyses of the family and relationships in the client life. The client with a depressive disorder may show signs of social isolation; they may be neglected from family unable to cope. Although psychiatric disorders are not cause by social factors, their manifestation can affect the responses to treatment. According to __ family support and the society in which the client lives can improve treatment outcome. These support systems are important to client as the symbolic interactionism perspective illustrate the understanding that the meanings of things in someone’s life is based on theVIEW DOCUMENT
1103 words - 4 pages second assessment and interview was with a colleague’s family. They are a young couple from Taiwan, who are now citizens of the United States. This couple has a strong Chinese heritage. The rest of their family is still in Taiwan. Their extended family are members of the Chinese church they attend.
This couple described their views health maintenance as; “to do the right things for body, mind and spirit”. To achieve a spiritual well-being, a focus is placed on a healthy diet and lifestyle. Stress reduction and an optimistic mind set keeps them focused in life.
Health protection is seen by this family as health promotion. Participation in routine screening and identification ofVIEW DOCUMENT
546 words - 2 pagesAssignment: Chronic DiseaseRisk AssessmentIn my assessment I chose to do the colon cancer assessment, colon cancer is cancer of the large intestine. There are many risk factors for colon cancer are your age over 90% of this disease occur in people over the age of 50, gender usually men have a slightly higher risk of colon cancer than women, race and ethnicity African-Americans have the highest risk of being diagnosed with, and dying from colon cancer family history there are about 25VIEW DOCUMENT
1882 words - 8 pages vision assessment. As this case report shows, recognition of the mental health and quality of life impact on visual impairment is very critical to institution of appropriate rehabilitation and referral for low vision patients.
Currently, low vision assessment routine normally involved mainly the case history which includes the patient’s main complained, patient’s requirements, patient’s ocular history, patient’s general health plus medication, family history of ocular diseases and general health. The psychophysics measurement such as visual acuity (VA), refraction, visual field measurement, contrast sensitivity function test, assessment of anterior and posterior part of theVIEW DOCUMENT
2406 words - 10 pages independence should be endured in mind in all the phases of the process and the patient should whenever possible be an active partaker such as making decisions about remaining to carry out certain actions of living .This is important as it is encouraging a sense of personal responsibility for health. If contribution of the patient may not be possible, for example, a child, confused or unconscious person. In these cases family members or significant others may contribute in decision making on behalf of the patient (Roper, Logan, Tierney, 1996 p.51-52).
In the first phase of the nursing process is assessment, which consists of data collection by means as questioningVIEW DOCUMENT
1825 words - 7 pagesThe Grape Family
The movie utilized for this assignment was What’s Eating Gilbert Grape. This movie explored the life of the Grape family consisting of Gilbert, Ellen, Arnie, Bonnie and Amy. (Hallström, Blomquist, Matalon, Ohlsson, Teper 1993). The movie reveals the struggles that the family face while raising Arnie who had a chronic mental illness (Hallström et al., 1993). This paper will discuss the priority concerns and corresponding interventions that are pertinent for the Grape family based on thorough use of the Calgary familyassessment model. The focus of this papers assessment on the family will be on the functional aspect; however the structural and developmental aspects haveVIEW DOCUMENT
1338 words - 5 pages lack of oral care can have a dramatic impact to their lives emotionally, mentally, physically as well as socially. With persistent and effective daily assessment and care from nurses, we can get help to get this problem under control.
Assessment and prevention are key nursing steps in eliminating potential problems. There are many tools that will assist nurses assessing patient’s oral health, included are Minimum Data Set and Resident Assessment protocols. These tools will help with determining the need for consultation and referral. Oral HealthAssessment Tool (OHAT) is another tool that will help nurses develop a care plan individualized to patient’s needs. This paper willVIEW DOCUMENT
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During many years the role of school nurse was traditionally viewed as one where the nurse cared for students that were injured, applied bandages and gave out ice bags. Throughout the years the role of the school nurse has evolved into one of leadership and management along with many other duties including traditional roles as mentioned above. The services provided by a school nurse range from assessment and screening to coordinating care for regular students as well as students with special needs. School nursing requires experience and knowledge in school, public, community and emergency health to meet the many needs of school aged children and youth. The school nurse provides manyVIEW DOCUMENT
1272 words - 5 pages the NIAAA website, I chose to focus on a more college-age focused website. The website has five headings under the category of alcohol and drug misuse. The subsections that I focused on were: “Are you at risk?, Assess your Alcohol Use (E-CHUG), and Chemical HealthAssessment. There are links that popup after clicking each link. For example, under the “Drinking habits” like the popup discusses some of the different drinking habits of drinkers such as: the social drinker, the problem drinker, and the alcoholic. I liked these popups because they were written and worded in such as way as to be user friendly to the student trying to look up information for themselves or a friend or family memberVIEW DOCUMENT
5109 words - 20 pages because it is theory that most powerfully explains clinical situations and provides guidelines when working with families (Friedman, Bowden, and Jones, 2003). The theory that will be applied to familyassessment in this paper is the structural-functional theory. The structural-functional theory recognizes the interaction between family members within their internal and external environment (Friedman et al., 2003). Once a comprehensive familyassessment is complete and health issues are identified, the nursing process is implemented in order to render care that is imperativeVIEW DOCUMENT
2462 words - 10 pages/Tamariki Ora schedule encourages Nurse/client contact which is continuous, rather than episodic, establishing a convenient, longitudinal opportunity to provide and coordinate care, information, surveillance, and support appropriate to the families situation (Royal New Zealand Plunket Society, 2009). This constant contact provides an opening for the Well Child Nurse, and the family, to build a therapeutic , trust based partnership, enabling disclosure and assessment of maternal mental health status, with the aim of reducing inequalities in health, and establishing a strong foundation for ongoing healthy development (D'Souza, & Tuohy, 2008).
The most crucial assessment tools in recognizingVIEW DOCUMENT
764 words - 3 pages. The primary health promotion aspect will involve educating the staffs and students on how big the issue of drug misuse is and though it does not usually have immediate consequences, it can affect not just the individual involved but the family and community. It will also involve building the confidence of the students and showing them how to take control of their lives and any decision that might affect it. The secondary health promotion part will deal with student who are already involved in using drugs to help them deal with it and to understand the underlying factors responsible.
NEEDS ASSESSMENTHealth needs assessment will be used to assess the need of the population. Routine dataVIEW DOCUMENT
1879 words - 8 pages, loss of appetite, hallucinations, and memory difficulty. The usefulness of the biopsychosocial model lies in the fact that it is paradigm that provides a comprehensive assessment and intervention model. Therefore, the biopsychosocial model provides a clinician with “a robust model that, for the first time, carries across different types of counseling modalities (e.g., individual mental health counseling, career counseling, family counseling, substance abuse counseling) that may be utilized with a particular client” (Kaplan, 2003, p .19).
The Medication Plan
One may consider not using any kind of psychiatric medication. Giving a client anyVIEW DOCUMENT
2426 words - 10 pagesINTRODUCTION
Substance misuse is the continued use of drugs or alcohol despite negative consequences to the individual using, their friends, family and the community. Many individuals who are addicts start using some form of recreation or prescribed drug at first and become dependent over time due to inappropriate use. Drug misuse is usually considered as a crime while most individuals overlook it as a mental health issue. Most people do not come forward to seek help because of the stigmatization and the fear of the law. This school health education programme can only be successful if partners from the health, education and social services sector are actively involved. It is also necessaryVIEW DOCUMENT
2366 words - 9 pages decisions in the best interest of their children, and they live with the consequences. However, parents need information from health care experts to make these difficult decisions."Risk assessmentRisk is defined as the possibility of incurring misfortune or loss. It can arise from a number of ways, including clinical care provided, clinical protocols and procedure in place, equipment used, environment, staff and management systems.A risk assessment is a vigilant examination of what could cause harm to people, the environment, the institute and others, to make possible a review of whether adequate precautions are in place or whether more should or can be done to check harmVIEW DOCUMENT
1644 words - 7 pagesGordon’s functional health pattern was proposed and developed by Marjory Gordon. It is the method used by nurse to provide a comprehensive assessment on the client. Gordon’s functional health pattern is divided into 11 categories. These categories are a systematic and standardized approach to data collection. Each of the categories enables the nurse to determine the different factors of health and human function. These categories are health perception and health management, nutrition and metabolism, urine and waste elimination, activity and exercise, cognition and perception, sleep and rest, self-perception and self-concept, roles and relationships, sexuality and reproduction, coping andVIEW DOCUMENT
1532 words - 6 pages control of the health problem or health promotion effort is paramount” (p. 47). This essay proposes that adherence with fall precautions could be improved by incorporating additional nursing assessment and intervention measures into traditional home health care as guided by the IMCHB. For simplicity, “client” will refer to the client and/or caregiver as the degree of assistance required by clients is distinct, and teaching is often directed toward either or both.
Typically, the initial home health visit includes a comprehensive assessment that includes physical, psychosocial and environmental factors as well as a standard fall risk assessment and instructions related to home modification (e.gVIEW DOCUMENT
959 words - 4 pages. Her relation to health plans.
II. Information Gathering:
Diagnosis of nutritional status. Methodology. Planning. Resources. Goals and objectives. Nutritional surveillance. Continuous assessment.
III. Food production:
Land Survey. Industrial Survey. Spreadsheets. Access statistics of food ration for a half. Consumer surveys.
IV. Composition of the family and buying power:
Incomes policy. Farm and land lease. Marketing and distribution system in urban rural field.
V. The population as consumers:
Habits, fads, taboos. The role of each component of the family. Influence of media and levels of instruction. The message Ducat.
VI. Implementing a food policy in the major healthVIEW DOCUMENT
1079 words - 4 pages assessments given at the Virginia Beach Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center do not come from the Assessment Tools for Recreation Therapy and Related Fields. Due to funding and what patients’ health insurance will cover, all assessments are provided by the MDS3. MDS3, which previously was the MDS2, is Medicare Documentation. Halonski stresses the point that some needs are not met by these assessments.
While some assessments are given to the patient on the fourth day of admission, Halonski tries to get most done on the patient’s first day. A patient is first given the Activities Initial Assessment. The information for the assessment can be from the patient (if not the CTRS must mark why), theVIEW DOCUMENT
6644 words - 27 pages identification and treatment of these psychiatric disorders could have a positive impact on the challenging behaviour (Emerson et al 2000)The government has recently produced a strategy and implementation guide for service to this client group, (Department of Health, (DoH) 2000a; 2000b). Within these documents it stresses the importance of person centered planning and working in collaboration with the client, their family and significant others."A person-centered approach to planning means that planning should start with the individual (not with services), and take account of their wishes andVIEW DOCUMENT
2210 words - 9 pages significant events, like the anniversary of the death of her father. The information derived from this examination will help to determine Sarah's functional status and evaluate her present ability to cope with the disorder (Jones & Jones 2008). A risk factor assessment will establish whether Sarah is at risk of self harm, suicide or assault. This is significant in Sarah's case as her husband had threatened her with divorce if she didn't accompany him to the hospital, which in turn had caused anger for her due to this ultimatum. The risk assessment should be performed at regular intervals to promote safety of Sarah, her family and health care workers.Social assessment of Sarah willVIEW DOCUMENT
2561 words - 10 pages), and presented to the New River CHC leadership team, consisting of members of medical and administrative members. The New River CHC board will have a QA/QI committee and all results will be presented to that committee. It will also serve as a two way channel of communication between the board and the clinical and management team.
The existing program will be augmented to assure that periodic assessment of the appropriateness of service utilization, quality of services delivered, and/or the health status/outcomes of health center patients is central to the process. It will assure that:
• physicians are active participants;
• It is based on the systematic collection and evaluation ofVIEW DOCUMENT
1133 words - 5 pagesIntroduction
Primary health care is the essential step to the Canadian health system. It is often associated with other specialized health care sectors, and community services. Many patients visit various services under primary health care such as family doctors' office, mental health facilities, nurse practitioners' offices; phone calls to health information lines, for example, Tele-health; and suggestions received from physicians and pharmacist (Primary health care, n.d.). This service can prevent patients from visiting the emergency department, when all that is required is some guidance and advice. Having primary care services can reduce the consumption of acute beds, where onlyVIEW DOCUMENT
1661 words - 7 pages emotional determinants of health. In Introduction to public health (2nd ed., p. 131). Chatswood, N.S.W: Elsevier.
Gruszin,, S., Jorm, L., Churches, T., & Straton, J. (2005). Public Health Classifications Project, Phase One - Final Report: Report to the National Public Health Partnership Group. Retrieved from National Public Health Partnership website: http://www.nphp.gov.au/workprog/phi/documents/report_ph_classifications_phase01.pdf
Harb, T. (2014). Public Health for Paramedics Module 2: Public HealthAssessment & Understanding Risk Lecture 2 – Non-Communicable Disease [PowerPoint slides]. Unpublished manuscript, PMDC1101, University of Queensland, Ipswich, Australia.
Queensland. Division of theVIEW DOCUMENT
1033 words - 4 pages events are costly both in terms of human life and fiscal resources.
In Dept Analysis of What Went Wrong / Issues that Impact Health Care Quality
In reviewing this case study, it is the writer’s opinion that poor communication between doctors treating this patient, limited patient assessment, provider bias/judgment, and inferior diagnostic procedures contributed to this adverse event.
Ongoing, clear, open, and transparent communication between physicians seeing the same patient is critical since this can reduce medical errors, improve quality of care, and increase patient safety (Institute of Medicine, 2000). In this case study, no type of formal or informalVIEW DOCUMENT
2007 words - 8 pages undergo when faced with living with a person with schizophrenia. This paper will explore the impact of schizophrenia on the lives of the Nash family as depicted in the aforementioned movie. Exploring the impact of the disease on the Nash family’s life will be followed with a discussion regarding an assessment conducted of the family, through the use of the Calgary FamilyAssessment model. Conducting the assessment allowed us to determine two nursing priorities, and nursing interventions in relation to them through the use of the Calgary intervention model. Essentially it becomes evident that the challenges faced by the Nash family are in the functional domain. The families inability toVIEW DOCUMENT
1106 words - 4 pages reduce their anxieties and depression?Do the caretakers encourage gentle motion exercises twenty four hours postoperatively?Do nurses and other healthcare professionals help by avoiding medical procedures that could cause minor trauma to the breast cancer patient?ReferencesDuncan, V., Parrott, R. and Silk, K. (2001) African American women's perception of the role of genetics in breast cancer risk.. American Journal of Health Studies (17):2 , pp. 50-58.Finifter, DH, Jensen, CJ, Wilson, CE, Koenig, BL, 2005, 'A Comprehensive, Multitiered, Targeted Community Needs Assessment,' Family and Community Health, (28) 4, 293-306Rihmer Z; SzádVIEW DOCUMENT
870 words - 3 pages phone. The father plays outside and rides bike with the child more frequently. The parents have the use of their work related health center but do not use the facility. They know they need to be more active for weight loss and health reasons.
Family Nursing Diagnosis
Through the assessment of the family I have concluded the primary nursing diagnosis is: Family process, interrupted related to family role shift after separation of the parents. This is evident by changes in communication, mutual support, stress reduction patterns and availability for emotional support (Wilkinson, 2012).
The second diagnosisVIEW DOCUMENT
1203 words - 5 pages highest rate of incidence (BLS 2003 Labor Survey,) and within the service providing sector; the transportation and utilities ranked the highest in non-fatal injuries and illnesses. Looking at the survey itself, one finds a thorough assessment of all occupations with recorded accidents, injuries, or sickness. One could then infer that with an occupation in any field there are some risks involved with the job itself, or while performing the duties of that job. Safety with the workplace does seem to be on the rise, and overall numbers indicate that there is a decrease in physical injuries and illness. What contradicts this trend however is the rise of two other afflictions: mental health andVIEW DOCUMENT
2073 words - 8 pages. The core members of this multi-disciplinary team undertake an assessment with each patient and then together they plan and implement an individual rehabilitation programme that will meet each patients individual health needs. When Mary was transferred to ward L4 she was introduced to her primary nurse and the members of the team to which she was allocated as the ward operates on a team nursing basis to deliver care. Consistency in staffing encourages a development of trust and the promotion of a ' surrogate family' (Holloway 1988).In 1946, the Constitution of the World Health Organisation defined health as:VIEW DOCUMENT
1004 words - 4 pages procedures like mobilizing and lifting immobile clients appears overpowering without appropriate guidance and equipment. Both the morbidly overweight clients and the caregivers undergo a high level of exhaustion as performing or assisting with activities of daily living. Safety is a serious concern for morbidly obese patients as well as the caregivers. Apart from this psychosocial and family issues are a prime argument with obese clients.
Obesity is principally considered as an outcome of everyday life choices. However, in cooperation with communal health and individual intercessions, concentrating mainly on channels to endorse healthy eating habits and physical activity, it is closely linkedVIEW DOCUMENT
3619 words - 14 pages supposedly confessed to the crime. This is something the court must take into consideration because not every 15 year old is capable of being able to do this. Therefore, a seperate assessment may be done in order to allow Brenton to take the stand (Jackson, 2008). There are a variety of factors however that must be looked at when they are assessing a child for credibility to testify. The courts will look at the child's age, their developmental maturity, vocabulary skills, cognition, family dynamics, any history of abuse, personality, their overall physical and mental health, academic performance, and third party information which can all have an impact on the child's credibility to testifyVIEW DOCUMENT
2507 words - 10 pages families, friends and other members of the community in which they live.
The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham (LBHF) have a population of 176,000) and it is the fourth most densely populated local authority in England and Wales (LBHF, 2004), in LBHF around 40% of new admissions were alcohol dependent assessment. Within this borough, there is a high incidence of alcohol abuse as well as severe mental illness.
Adult men with alcohol dependence in Hammersmith are chosen as a client group for several reasons. The Department of Health profile (DH, 2007) has indicated that alcohol dependence is becoming a problem and men are mostly affected. This will therefore affect in the role they playVIEW DOCUMENT
890 words - 4 pages, and non-breast fed children (National Institute of Pakistan Studies and Macro International Inc., 2006-2007).
An evidence based health need assessment will provide relevant data on prevalence, incidence and risk factors associated with child mortality which will aid in the effective commissioning of services and proper utilisation of the current resources available.
• Manpower- Project manager, Stakeholders, Governor, Local health authority, Data analyst, statisticians, doctors, nurses, lady health workers and interviewers
• Time- As this is a huge project enough time is required to accomplish the goal.
• Place- Official space is required for meetings with stakeholders andVIEW DOCUMENT
1240 words - 5 pages field of pain management, for the assessment of pain quality."When analgesics were used in infants, they often were administered based only on the perceptions of health care professionals or family members"(American Academy of Pediatrics, 2000). An excellent tool used to assess a newborn infant's pain, is called the Neonatal Infant Pain Scale (NIPS). NIPS assesses behaviors and facial expressions to evaluate infant pain. Examples of criteria assessed with NIPS include:CryingAltered breathing (Is it quick or shallow?)Arm movement (flailing),Leg movement (twitching, kicking)State of arousal (can they be awakened?)(University of PennsylvaniaVIEW DOCUMENT
1693 words - 7 pagespain changes in a six point Likert scale, (4) a thermometer pain scale that measures overall degrees of pain.
A study performed by Horgas et al. (2009) evaluated reliability of NOPAIN. The study tested the association between NOPAIN and patient self-report and other pain rating procedures based on patient’s actions. 20 mentally alert and oriented patients and 20 mentally limited patients were participated in this study, and their daily activity was monitored and evaluated based on NOPAIN and other pain assessment tools. The study showed that NOPAIN has high reliability, and significant associations were found between NOPAIN and pain reported by the patients. The result proposed thatVIEW DOCUMENT
1771 words - 7 pagesA nurse newly admits a 65 year old female with a complaints of combativeness to caregiver to a mental health facility with a diagnosis of Dementia. The female was independent up until 6 months ago when the gradual onset of dementia has left her incapable of taking care of herself. The nurse directs the patient to sit on a chair while she runs over to another patient who is becoming agitated and combative with staff. 10 seconds later a loud scream and thud is heard in the newly admitted patient who was found on the floor with complaints of severe pain. Stat X-rays are ordered and reveal a hip fracture. The family is notified of the fracture and fall and the family threatens to sue theVIEW DOCUMENT
3096 words - 12 pages practice (Torakis & Smigielski, 2002). Models define nursing and provide a consistent and efficient way to communication within the profession. Orem's Self-Care Framework, Neuman's System Model, and Roy's Adaptation Model are examples of conceptual models that can be used to explore possible approaches to solving health care problems and clinical concerns. These models can be implemented in practice to ensure the provision of optimal pain assessment and management.Dorothea Orem's Self Care Model describes how a patient requires self-care abilities in order to maintain health. Self-care is the performance or practice of activities that individuals initiate and perform on their ownVIEW DOCUMENT
578 words - 2 pagesPREVENTION FOR PSYCHOSOCIAL HAZARDS
Consequences of Psychosocial Hazards
Acknowledgement of psychosocial hazards’ consequences is very important, in order to comprehend prevention strategies. Psychosocial hazards have impacts on:
• Psychological and Social Health
• Family Relationships
• Career and Work Performance
Psychological and Social Health
According to World Health Organization (WHO), psychosocial working conditions are likely to have harmful effects on both emotional and mental outcomes, such as anxiety, depression, distress, burnout, decision making, and attention. (Leka et al. 75)
Psychosocial hazards also affect families of their victims. Modifications inVIEW DOCUMENT
515 words - 2 pages prove n that weight loss can prevent Osteoporosis; however, weight loss can help prevent many other diseases. It is best to stay healthy and keep your weight within the suggested BMI. Eating enough vegetables can greatly improve anyone's diet, but vegetables also provide valuable nutrients that are important to bone health and strength.Although, family history, race and age are things that we cannot control, however by focusing on healthy eating habits and a regular workout routine, our chances of preventing Osteoporosis are greatly increased.VIEW DOCUMENT
932 words - 4 pagesEach family has its own characteristics which make it different amidst others. My family for example, has its unique particulars of its own strengths and weaknesses. Family relationships are very important to an individual’s life. Growing up together we have developed meaningful values, beliefs and our morals which show throughout our family.
Analysis of Family Strengths
One of the great strengths of my family is respect. Without having respect for each other there would be no value to our relationship. As a family we valued this strength in helping make decisions which are applied to health, education and personal relationships. Communication is also a key to our strength in our familyVIEW DOCUMENT