Comprehensive Nursing Concepts

1. Look through several major newspapers for articles that discuss care for the elderly in the community or care for those at the end stage of a life-threatening illness.

Then answer the following questions:

A) What is the role of a community health nurse in assisting families in the care of the elderly in their homes?

B) What are some of the barriers related to the initiation of home care services in communities?

C) How does living in an urban area versus a rural area affect home care services?

Discuss two areas of difficulty in adult daycare and nursing interventions.