Case Study Gary Rawlings

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Gary Rawlings is 71 years old. He lives at home with his wife, Karen, and son, Doug. He recently was hospitalized for a stage 4 pressure ulcer to his heel. Gary suffers from diabetes and high blood pressure. Gary is unable to walk far distances due to his heel. Karen recently bought Gary a motorized wheelchair for Gary to get around easier. 17.1 What if… Gary is having difficulty getting around the house, due to lack of mobility? You are doing an initial home health visit with him. What things do you need to watch for to advise Gary to be safe in the home and when Gary goes out? 17.2 What if… Gary attends weekly church outings with close friends in the congregation? He wishes to still attend these meetings, even though

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