Explain the individual’s acute or chronic medical issues.

comprehensive evaluation

  1. Give a brief history of the client, include the medical history, social history
  2. Explain the individual’s acute or chronic medical issues. If the individual
    has an acute medical problem, explain how it is exacerbated by the aging
    process (physiologic age-related changes). If your client does not have any
    medical concerns discuss how they are maintaining their health. Use rearch
    to support your findings.
  3. Review the medications that the individual is taking, including any over the
    counter drugs. Are any of these drugs a problem? Many medications are
    problems in the older adult. Explain the issues.
  4. Explain the functional status? (ADL and IADL) What is their mobility and
    ability to perform everyday activity? If there are any issues or concerns5. Look at the mental health and cognitive ability. Is there any impairment? Is
    there a concern and if so is it being addresses? Also consider their daily
    activities including social.
  5. Evaluate the living situation. Is it a problem or potential problem? (living
    alone, with family or a facility) Is it a problem or a good fit? Are there safety
    issues or concerns? Explain. If you r client is from the hospital you should
    be considering their home situation. How will it be impacted due to the
    illness.
  6. What are your recommendations to improve the quality of life for this
    individual.
    8- atleast 5 resouces.journal, books etc
 

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