What are Millie’s strengths and what are Millie’s weaknesses?
Millie Larsen is an 84-year-old Caucasian female who lives alone in a small home. Her husband Harold passed away a year ago and she has a cat, Snuggles, who is very important to her. Millie has one daughter, Dina Olsen, who is 50, lives nearby, and is Millie’s major support system. Her current medical problems include: hypertension, glaucoma, osteoarthritis of the knee, stress incontinence, osteoporosis, and hypercholesterolemia.
Read Millie’s monolgue. What are Millie’s strengths? What are Millie’s weaknesses? List 3 concerns you have as a nurse caring for Millie in her home- prioritize your list.