READ THE CASE STUDY
Rob is 84 years old, and his wife of 60 years recently died from a long-term illness. Rob has been experiencing some health concerns and is finding managing on his own difficult. Donna is meeting with Rob to plan for the provision of home and community care services. Donna notes that Rob is articulate and neatly dressed. His home is a little dusty, but well organised. Rob is a little thin and admits that he is not a very good cook. He says he is happy to have help, as he wants to stay in his own home for as long as possible.
Does Donna need to liaise with Rob’s assessor about his requirements prior to the planning sessions? Why or why not?
Assessor functions mainly by assessing what are the patient issues and what is the requirements of them. Donna having a liase with Rob's assessor can be helpful to plan the specific and necessary requirement of the patient as per his need. It can be effective in providing patient centered care, avoid unnecessary confusions, delay and get a prior orientation of the patient not physically through the assessor and plan an effective session for the patient Mr. Rob.
Get Answers For Free
Most questions answered within 1 hours.