REVERSE CASE STUDY : Home Care for the Elderly Client With Dementia
Primary Character: Scenario:
Home health nurse
The home health nurse is making a visit to a 72-year-old client with dementia who is being cared for at home by a 75-year-old spouse/family member. They live independently in a two-story home in a small suburban neighborhood. The home health nurse is doing an initial home health assessment.
Create a history of the problem that could lead to this scenario, including the experiences and actions of the primary character involved; a list of other persons/characters (nurses, staff, patients, etc.) involved, including their roles and previous actions that led to the scenario outcome(s); and future actions the primary character may take to address the situation, as well as evaluation criteria for determining the effectiveness of these actions. This information may be presented in a concept map or narrative form, or in any form of the student’s or group’s choosing. A concept map template has been provided below. A narrative template begins on the next page.
Concept Map Template
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Primary Character Actions:
Secondary Character(s) Actions:
Additional Assessment or Other Data:
Primary Character Interventions:
Evaluation Criteria and Expected Outcomes: