Provide clinical care for the age-appropriate and physically challenged clients/residents/patients. (As required by the Virginia Board of Nursing regulation)
Provision of age-appropriate clinical care for the aged and disabled should be based on their specific psychosocial and physical needs and the use of prosthetic or orthotic devices.
- How do the needs of the aged and disabled differ from other client/resident/patient populations?
- What special equipment can be used for various disabilities?
- What resources are available to help you care for the aged and disabled within the nurse aide scope of practice?