Assessing and Planning Care for an Elderly Person

Assessing and Planning Care for an Elderly Person

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Preferred lаnguage stуle: Englіsh (U.S.) <br /><br />* JUST DO THE APPENDIX FOR 1 PAGE <br /><br />In оrder 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.<br /> Choose an older adult to interview. This cannot be a patient in your clinical setting. You can use a friend, family member, or
co-worker. The older adult should be 65 years or older. Use the format provided to record the responses. A list of questions is available for you to start with.
Include 3 questions of your own to get a complete picture of the older adult. Summarize your findings and also contrast the responses with findings in your readings
and other current literature.<br /><br /><br />Download a patient questionnaire. This form should be used as an example.<br />After gaining permission, conduct a
physical and mental functional assessment of the older adult you have chosen. Review your readings for the process of functional assessment.<br />Make use of the tools
discussed this week to complete a comprehensive assessment of your patient. Search the Internet for resources on these tools.<br />1 Tinetti Balance and Gait
Evaluation<br />2 Katz Index of Activities of Daily Living<br />3 Assessment of Home Safety<br />4 The Barthel Index<br />Make sure the older adult is clearly
identified on the tools. Do not include their name, but do include professional or other designation, and age. Your name should also be identified on the tool. (This
should be a part of your Appendix.)<br />Compare and contrast the age-related changes of the older person you<br />interviewed and assessed with those identified in
this week’s reading assignment. During this data analysis process provide at least 6 preliminary issues that you have identified. Identify three alterations in health
that you would propose and describe them. Identify a minimum of three comprehensive interventions for each problem.<br />Make sure that you integrate personal cultural
awareness and cultural competency.<br />Paper should be 6 pages, not including the questionnaire or tools used. These should be attached as an Appendix. Remember to
use headings to identify the different sections in your paper.<br />On a separate references page, cite all sources using APA format.<br /><br />Grading Criteria
Maximum Points<br />Identified and described the interviewed individual. 20<br />Identified and described the cultural implications for the identified individual.
20<br />Performed a comprehensive functional (physical and mental) assessment utilizing the 4 tools (Tinetti, Katz, Home Safety, Barthel). 20<br />Compared and
contrasted the age related changes of the interviewee to the expected changes. 20<br />Identified and described 6 preliminary issues assessed from the interview. 20<br
/>Identified and described 3 alterations in health that you would propose. 20<br />Identified and described three comprehensive interventions for each identified
problem. 20<br />Used correct spelling, grammar, and professional vocabulary. Cited all sources using APA format. 20<br /><br />please text me if you have any
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