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This care plan is the concluding half to the initial care plan that identified nursing diagnoses and goals with the aim of promoting the holistic wellbeing.
Individuals with asthma experience shortness of breath whenever they are physically active (Ritz, Rosenfield and Steptoe 2010). After having medication Kate was able to participate during personal hygiene. According to NMC guidelines on confidentiality (2009a), privacy and dignity should be maintained when giving care to patients.
As a nurse, good communication is vital to build a positive theraputic relationship with Rose and to enhance the relationship there are a number of factors the nurse should be aware of such as enviroment and non verbal communication prompts.
Ebersole, P and Hess, P. (1998). Toward Healthy Aging: Human Needs and Nursing Response.: St. Louis, MO: Mosby. Chapter 14.
Hess, P. (1998). Toward Healthy Aging: Human Needs and Nursing Response. St Louis, MO: Mosby. Chapter 4.
Nursing Link (2012) Physical Assessment: Chapter 1 History and Physical Examination.
Royal College of Nursing (2010) Specialist Nurses: Changing Lives, Saving Money. London: RCN.