Normal age Cardiovascular changes. Mr. Amar is a 73-year-old, Muslim man, who has just been admitted to your residential facility for long-term nursing care. Mr. Amar has been diagnosed with early dementia and he and his family have found it increasingly difficult to manage at home, as Mr. Amar has had numerous falls in the past few months and is forgetting to attend to his own self-care needs, including bathing and eating.
You have been asked by the RN to complete a health assessment on Mr. Amar and complete a nursing care plan, in collaboration with Mr. Amar and his family. You will need to report the findings of your assessment and discuss the plan of care for Mr. Amar with the RN.
Verbally discusses and can identify normal age related changes to the following systems;
Discusses with the client and their loved ones how age related changes can affect the abilities to provide self-care
Identifies possible areas of limitation or concerns for the client and can discuss preventative measures with the client and their loved ones, for example high falls or pressure are risks