Nursing the elderly

Special precautions when nursing the elderly

Special needs

Basic definitions: Alzheimers, Parkinson’s

Dementia,

Pressure area care

Impaired mobility

Impaired eyesight

Impaired hearing

Skin changes

Dealing with death – the mourning processes

Osteoporosis

Cataracts

 

Special precautions when nursing the elderly

Special needs of the elderly

Basic definitions: Alzheimers, Parkinson’s, Dementia,

Anatomy nad physiology changes as we age

Impaired mobility

Impaired eyesight

Impaired hearing

Skin changes - Pressure area care, removing plasters, inserting infusions, giving injections

Dealing with death – the mourning processes

Osteoporosis

Cataracts

Cardiac risks

Exretory systems

Muscular and skeletal systems

Digestive needs in the elderly

Endocinal changes in the elderly

Immunity in the elderly

Reproductive organ changes in the elderly

 


     PROTECT 

     PREPARE

     EDUCATE     

         CARE

            


 


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