Care Of Adults

Case Study

The home care nurse is caring for an older female client who
lives with her son and is physically and financially dependent
on him. The nurse notes multiple bruises on the client’s arms
and asks the client how these bruises occurred. The client
confides in the nurse that her son takes out his anger on
her sometimes.

a) What should the nurse do?

Required Textbooks and Reading Material: Touhy, Theris DNP, and Jett, Kathleen, (2018). Ebersole and Hess’ Gerontological Nursing & Healthy Aging, 5th Edition. Elsevier. ISBN: 9780323401678