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Nursing- Case Study
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1SECTION A & B.............................................................................................................................11. Presenting three question for Alan.....................................................................................1SECTION C.....................................................................................................................................12. Presenting major issues......................................................................................................1SECTION D.....................................................................................................................................23. Issues which are of particular significance for Alan..........................................................2SECTION E & F..............................................................................................................................34. Identifying two issues on the basis of nursing priorities to address for Alan.....................3SECTION G & H.............................................................................................................................45. Presenting two appropriate services to assist Alan.............................................................46. Presenting two main issues which may affect Alan while admitting to an acute ward.....5CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................6REFERENCES................................................................................................................................7
INTRODUCTIONNursing is an occupational group of health care sector that mainly focus on providingcare to the individuals as well as the communities to maintain their health and lead a quality life.Report is based upon a case scenario which helps to understand the ability in order to identifyfactors which diminish quality of life in older adult and it also presents major issues which Alanfaces during his old age. The current report will identify two appropriate services that createsimpact on Alan and two issues which affect a person while getting admitted to an acute careward.SECTION A & B1. Presenting three question for AlanQues1.Why do you live alone?Answer:Alan is an old man, and lives alone in second storey apartment but his family membersare not living with him in his own house. That is why he lives alone and he has no relatives whomay take care of him during the time of emergency. And as a result, to which, his loneliness hasmade him depressed and frustrated by together making him helpless.Ques2.How did you fell and what are the problems you faced?Answer:While getting out of shower, Alan fell down because he is suffering from visionimpairment issues and as a result, he did not drive for long hours and can't even walk. But whenhe was diagnosed by a nurse, Alan did not sustain by any injuries. Nurse only found that his BMIis about 34.9 which is quite high for people of this age group and may create some other healthissues such as diabetes and high blood pressure, as well(Butcher and et.al., 2018).Ques3.How will you manage work of your daily routine?Answer:As Alan has been facing issues related to his weak vision impairment and due to hishigh Body mass index, he also faced issues in walking, so he can't even walk for long distance.As his flat is in 2ndstorey, he had issue related to walk and buy food within few days because ofhis vision and walking problem. But in emergency cases, when he wants to buy food item, hefound no one in his house who may help him during his bad times.SECTION C2. Presenting major issuesAs per the case scenario, there are major eight issues has been found and these arementioned below:1
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