Introduction – case background
Patient safety and patient centered care is the basis of today’s nursing practice. In this present case, a residential patient of dementia at an intermediate level, aging about 80 suffered a fall in her care home with multiple injuries on her face and subdural hematoma and died consequently.
The patient is mentally capable of self-preservation, fully alert with clear speech and has hemiparesis of right side. She was bound to wheelchair but can move her left leg a little and her left arm fully. The patient, considered by the nursing home has much risks of falling.
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