Examples from my personal experience within my family were provided to gain a better understanding of the application of each approach to family care. While one approach is not better than another, each approach is situational. It is important as a nurse to interview the patient and family to gather an understanding of their culture, needs, and expectations. The nurse should then assess the entire situation and plan appropriate interventions that would best fit the family and situation that is presented. This allows for a higher quality of care, better outcomes, and increased compliance to support the well-being of the
In healthcare, nurse-patient communication involves giving out and obtaining information which allows the nurse to know the needs or problems and feelings of the patients. 3.1 Personal concept In order to achieve great outcome of individualized or holistic care of patients, effective communication between the nurses and patients is required. Communication is a vital tool in nursing care. The purpose of nurse-patient communication is to create a nurse-patient therapeutic relationship,
CONCEPT 1: SELF-CARE Self-care is the ability of individuals, families and communities to promote health, prevent disease or maintain health and to cope with illness and disability with or without the support of a healthcare provider (WHO 2009). This concept is one of the key concepts identified by Orem (1985) on her theory of self-care deficit. Although a complex and multidimensional phenomenon (Wilkinson & Whitehead 2009), it is part of daily life as those activities contributing to health and wellbeing (physical, mental, social and psychological) are derived from knowledge and skills from the pool of both professional and lay experience and used by individuals and families (WHO 1983). There are many relevance of self-care.
A community of solution could be started due to being in the same location and housing area. The community health nurse can bring resources to these people and help to connect them with the appropriate services. Life alert buttons can be an intervention, to alert emergency medical providers of help being needed. The Community health nurse can promote healthy behaviors (diet and exercise), identify those with risk factors and educate on prevention or signs and symptoms and when to seek medical care. The services available are numerous, and most elderly in this housing area are going to meet income requirements.
This research paper will seek to analyse the various aspect of multi-generational living through primary research which involves conducting interview questions with young adults whom are living with their family members, some of whom are already living in a multi-generational family whereas some are not. Additionally, this research paper will include pass research papers to support any parallel findings and analyse. The objectives of the researches are to observe any need or support within a multi-generational family, specifically in the area of communicational development and their living environment. Introduction Family plays a crucial role in every individual’s lives, similarly, every individual plays a crucial role in their own family
Caregivers Who are caregivers? Caregivers are either paid or unpaid individuals who work at hospitals, clinics, age-old homes, and patients ' residence to provide personal care. They perform all sorts of menial job like feeding, bathing, walking, dressing, exercising, laundry, grocery shopping, and transporting home to medial setting and vice versa besides caring. The basic aim of caregiver profession is to care for elderly and all-aged patients, and help them live a normal and healthy life.
Watson’s nursing theories express that the mind, body and spirit of the patient should be taken into consideration. I agree with Watsons that while providing care the nurse should consider care base on the patient as a whole and not just focus on the disorder. I was taught to use Maslow’s hierarchy of need while planning and providing care for my patients. Maslow’s hierarchy is use to prioritize a patient need from life treating issues to love and belong. This hierarchy helps me to provide care which include the patient mind, body and spirit as Watson had
His framework focuses on an individual’s ability to meet their basic needs, which allows them to function in their defined roles. The framework focuses on perception, self-growth and development, body image, time, personal space and learning. King (1981) stated, “Although personal systems and social systems influence quality of care, the major elements in a theory of goal attainment are discovered in the interpersonal systems in which two people who are usually strangers, come together in a health care organization to help.” (Zimmerman, 2007) King’s framework can be compared to the assessment part of the nursing care plan.
Introduction Nurses are located across the healthcare spectrum in various care settings carrying out specific scopes and practices. Regardless of the different nursing job scopes and practices that each nurse has to carry out, nursing is a profession and there are practice standards that each nurse must uphold and maintain. Major institutions like hospitals and governmental bodies will have policies and protocols in place for nurses to abide to maintain the level of quality in the profession. For example, nursing care plans and pathways for ward nurses, and assessment grading guidelines and criterias for nursing lecturers. As for nurses who are employed by doctors in private clinic setups, standards of practice are generally left up to the employer and the clinic nurse to uphold.
also work as teachers even outside hospital, they educate public various knowledge such as personal hygiene, inflection prevention, self-check education . In addition , nurses act as client advocate . Nurses have a sense of patient centered care , represent client’s need ,convey their request and wishes to others as nurses care clients
Funds from the Frank Melville Supportive Housing Act of 2010 could have assisted Liz’s family in securing affordable housing and helped to provide supportive services for issues in the family such as mental health, substance abuse, employment, and food. This act may not have directly provided money for some of these issues; however, it could have been used to connect to services, as well as, enable Liz’s family unit to become
Hospice is where a multi-disciplinary team of physicians, nurses, hospice aides, social workers, bereavement counselors and volunteers work together to address the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of each patient and family (Hospice of Southern Illinois, Inc. website, 2016, para. 1). A few benefits of hospice are that it can be used by individuals who choose to remain at their homes, stay in a hospital or even reside at a nursing home. Benefits that the hospice program provides is that of a support system to meet with the family and the patient regarding his/her care, team collaboration involving treatment and care, and bereavement follow-up for the family (Gumucio, 2016, para. 3). Hospice is a program that provides care and services to families and patients who are terminally
Through human relationship, social workers will understand that relationships is one of the most important things to make a change. Throughout the article, social workers established relationships within the community to provide resources to help older people. Social workers helped to strengthen relationships among people in a purposeful effort to promote, restore, maintain, and enhance the well-being of individuals, families, social groups, organizations, and communities (Code of Ethics). So, through this, social workers engaged people and the community to help make a change. I believe establishing relationships within the community is important because it lets people know that someone care about them.
Case Presentation of Seth The human service field is very extensive, with numerous professions falling under the vast human services umbrella. Human services include all jobs which provide a service to society in times of crisis ("Public health career guide: Human Services," 2015, para. 4). Therefore, the human service field includes workers trained to help people cope with crisis or chronic situations where the person feels they need assistance regaining their personal power and self-sufficiency. Often times the situation the client needs help with are external, such as the loss of a job, the need for food, shelter or for help leaving a dangerous situation.
Within the career of nursing, there is a possibility to make a difference in someone’s life. One way is, registered nurses help in community involvement. For example, they teach families how to care for sick or disables,