Discuss about the Case Analysis for Health Care.
Gladys is an 89 years old woman who is suffering from various medical problems. Besides Dementia, she is also suffering from the problems of hypertension as well as osteoarthritis. The symptoms of the disease osteoarthritis are joint pain (Peloso, 2012). As a result of the hypertension, the patient also suffers from the problem of distress.
With the growing age, the patient also suffers from the issue of falls. In addition she also faces the problems of faeces and urine.
Although her daughter is the main carer of the patient Gladys, but due to her inability for taking proper care to her mother, Gladys’ daughter take assistance from a care home. The services provided to Gladys under the package of Aged Care facility.
The patient Gladys is suffering from various medical issues, besides this due to the old age she is also suffering from various old age problems (Peloso, 2012). So, in this context she needs proper medical care at the care homes. Besides giving proper medical help, the nurses and care givers also should take proper care of her. In addition, she also needs emotional supports from the care givers.
In her home, she lives with her children and grand children (Peloso, 2012). As she is very attached with her family members, losses their companionship.
In the disease of dementia, the patients suffer from the problems of declining memory. So, in this condition the patients need proper support from their medical staffs as well as their family members. As the patients suffer from the mental illness and distress, the care givers also should support the patients emotionally ("Health Care Law", 2015).
Dementia is mainly the problem of declining memory. The major symptoms of this disease are the inability of the patients to judge, memory loss, and visual perception (Stavans, 2010).
The patient Gladys is taken care by the team consisting of medical representatives, nurses and care givers (Stavans, 2010). The nurses and care givers also should mentally support the patient besides providing proper medical care to her.
The internal communication among the nurses is also most important for providing proper care to their patients (Stavans, 2010). They should share related information about the patients for serving the patients effectively.
Webster Pack system helps the patients to keep record of the taken medicines. The case focuses on Glady who has been suffering from dementia. Through this process She could be able to track all kinds of medicines which would be required for the treatment purpose.
Lots of issues must have to be considered at the time of providing medical facilities towards the patient. In this case patient is Glady and Glady must have to be delivered medicine by maintaining lots of aspects or features. In this case Glady is facing trouble due to dementia and problem occurs for this reason.
Behaviour chart is always beneficial for the patients. Through this behavioural chart overall behaviour and characteristics of the patients could be observed. If this case study is considered then it could be said that Galdy could be highly benefited through this behaviour chart. She has been facing trouble due to loss of memory, if she is provided proper chart then she can maintain her activities properly (Stavans, 2010).
Glady is very old and she needs some care from people. She must have to be provided appropriate facilities or circumstances where she can find relaxation or comfort. She needs to be provided proper safe environment as she has a fall issue. Through providing safe and healthy environment Galdy can be treated in a well organized manner. By the help of this process, overall treatment of people could be done easily.
Person centered model is the framework or structure which mainly focuses on an individual characteristics and nature. In this case person centered model must have to be provided for Glady; through this model framework Glady could be delivered high quality service in the treatment phase.
On the basis of catholic beliefs and thoughts, people must have to be delivered high quality service. Through this virtue it could be said that Glady also need to accept all the religious virtues and thoughts.
Advanced directed care plan is the process where a specific care plan is prepared for a significant patient or person. Through this process overall understanding of the matter could be done easily.
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