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Assignment on Theoretical Knowledge

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1PART 1............................................................................................................................................1Case study...............................................................................................................................1PART 2............................................................................................................................................2Plan of care for Adam.............................................................................................................2CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................7REFERENCES................................................................................................................................9
INTRODUCTIONHealth care is an important factor that should be focussed by an individual in whole lifecarefully to reduce risk of several critical diseases which facilitates to spend comfortable days. Itis necessary to have healthy balanced diet on regular basis, prefer regular exercise and avoidthose eatable items which are harmful for body (Marsella & White, 2012). This report is basedon case scenario in whichan 67 years old personnamed asMr. Adamhavingmain healthproblems oftwo co- morbidities including 'Alzheimer's disease' as well as 'Incontinence'.It iscommon that several health issues are generated in people while they are facing their older agedue to less immunity of human body.Several symptoms are observed that are key issues that heforget to attend certain events or appointments, getting lost from regular routes and repeatquestions.He was admitted to an emergency ward due to mental instability with critical healthissues as mentioned aboveand medical specialist conduct several tests for him to determineactual cause to start diagnosing properly.However, one of the major reason behind admitting inemergency ward is to control the probabilities of death, instant care for controlling major lossand aiming is to safeguard the life of a person.The assignment will discussaboutcase scenarioof Adamto fulfil actual purpose of making an appropriate nursing plan of careincludinginterventions.PART 1Case studyThe purpose of given case study is to determine issues and undertake process of analysisto generate a comprehensive nursing plan of care.An elder person namedMr. Adam, who is 67years old struggling with the'Alzheimer's disease'along with 'Incontinence problem'.It is adisease that completely demolish memory and other mental functions. This may notice mildconfusion and difficulty in remembering in case ofMr. Adam. In this condition, a person mayeven forget essential people in their lives while undergo through dramatic personality changes.'Alzheimer's disease' is caused by dementia that is brain disorder which cause loss of intellectualand social skills(Clements and Koenig, 2014).In this condition,synthesis of brain cells is nottaking place in proper manner as compared to healthy person which causes regular decline inmemory and mental function(Morgan& Goldston, 2013). Several behavioural or personalitychanges are observed such asdepression, apathy, social withdrawal, mood swings, distrust in1
others, irritability and aggressiveness, changes in, sleeping habits, wandering, loss of inhibitions,delusions like believing something has been identified inMr. Adam. There are certain memoryloss issues which re also determined as repeat statements, forget conversations, skipappointments, get lost familiar places, forget names of known people and have trouble to expressthoughts(Bloom and et. al., 2012).Mr. Adam face several issues like he forgets regular familiar routes, skip medicalappointments, repeat statements, forget name of his family members and want to stay alone wayfrom social people by avoiding societal events or programmes. Moreover, all these problems areobserved by his son Mike and he decided to admit his father need to admit in nearby hospital tofacilitate effective treatment for curing health issues of Mr. Adam. After hospitalised, hismedical specialist conduct certain pathological treats to determine actual cause of his problemsand provide minor medication and kept him under observation.Several environmental factors also impact on health of Mr. Adam due to exposure tometals, air pollution and pesticides as well as diet which are risky for him. Thus, these naturalproblems creates threats forMr. Adamto conduct his daily routine work or remaining mentallystable. There are various kinds of symptoms which are observed in daily routine activities thathelps to doctors for understanding real condition which render support to select an appropriatemedication for patient(Reiss, 2013). The care provider use to give medicines in proper timealong with immediate respond when he request help for toileting. It has disturbed thesurroundings of Mr. Adam and his health such as forgetting names of family members can beriskier, address of home can lead to losing the way of home etc. After taking required treatmentfrom health carers, Mr. Adam get relief from his problem but at the same facing certain sideeffects also.PART 2Plan of care for AdamAccording to the case study,Mr. Adamis suffering from 'Alzheimer's disease' along withissue of 'Incontinence' due to which he is not able to complete his regular routine activitiesindependently. It is necessary for medical professionals to thoroughly examine very relevantaspect by conducting an accurate pathological tests to determine actual problems, this willfacilitates to prepare an appropriate plan of treatment including desired interventions to sort out2
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