This essay focuses on Assessing and Planning Care for an Elderly Person.In order to gain an insight into the world of elder adults, it is important to understand how they view themselves and the values they hold.
In order to gain an insight into the world of elder adults, it is important to understand how they view themselves and the values they hold. Additionally it is important to assess and determine his/her needs and establish appropriate interventions for this individual.
In a Microsoft Word document of 4-5 pages formatted in APA style, you will discuss your interview of an older adult. This person cannot be a patient in your clinical setting. You can use a friend, family member, or co-worker. The older adult must be age 65 years or older. There are two parts to this assignment – the psychosocial interview component and the functional assessment.
Download the patient questionnaire. Use this format to record the person’s responses.
After gaining permission, conduct a physical and mental functional assessment of the older adult you have chosen. Review your readings for the process of a functional assessment.
· Firstly, use the tools discussed this week to complete a comprehensive assessment of your patient. Search the Internet for resources on these tools.
Include these tools in the Appendix.
· S Based on your assessment:
Identify at least 4–6 preliminary issues.
Firstly, Identify three alterations in health that you would propose and describe them.
Secondly, Identify a minimum of three comprehensive interventions for each alteration.
Finally, Integrate cultural considerations in your interventions.