A Patient Who Has Osteoarthritis And Mild Cognitive
A patient who has osteoarthritis and mild cognitive decline is ready for discharge from an acute care setting to live alone. The patient requires assistance with bathtub transfers, lower body bathing, and home management skills. Which recommendation would be MOST BENEFICIAL to include as part of the patient’s discharge planning process?
- Engage in a home exercise program for improving upper extremity function.
- Establish a structured schedule of ADL tasks to complete each day.
- Consider transitioning to a nursing facility for ADL safety and regular meals.
- Arrange for services in the home that include a personal care attendant. A Patient Who Has Osteoarthritis And Mild Cognitive