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de his difficulty in mobility (immobility) that was caused by the number of amputations that he has had due to his Diabetes Mellitus condition have been addressed through relevant literature as well as decision making theories. Moreover, the Corbett model of narrative development has also been discussed to find its significance with regard to the decision making theory discussed. Lastly, the matter of confidentiality has also been addressed through the NMC’s Code of Conduct (2008).
In the month of September 2011, Mr. Tan a 55 year old Chinese man was admitted to a residential home for his fifth time leg amputation. The residential home catered for personalized home care to Mr. Tan. As such, the amputation was as a result of a Diabetes Mellitus condition that he had acquired some time back. Before he was initially admitted at the residential home, some information related to his work and family was needed from him. Hence, it was recorded that he had previously retired from work and he lived with his wife only since his children were all grown up and they had moved out of their home. As such, when he was admitted, he was re-assessed holistically since his condition had deteriorated with the intention of determining his optimal nursing care plan and also the updated and/ or relevant plan of care to suit his needs.
Mr. Tan had to undergo holistic nursing so as to not only assist him in his amputation process but also to assist in his general health condition. The RL and T model (Roper et al., 1996) was selected since it specifies the daily activities also known as ADLs or ALs that are to be focussed on while engaging in holistic nursing. Examples of ADLs include: communication; breathing; washing and dressing; sleeping; eating and drinking; maintaining a safe environment; elimination and mobilization (Cardinal Stritch University, 2014; 2013; Roper et al., 1996). As such, the model provides the assessment plan for Mr. Tan since during his pre admission information
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