Identify at least two modes of communication you have used with the elderly in your clinical practice.

Topic 2

Communication with the elderly can be challenging.

  • Identify at least two modes of communication you have used with the elderly in your clinical practice.
  • State what modes of communication were effective and which modes were challenging. Explain why.

BOTH QUESTIONS MUST BE ANSWERED COMPLETELY!

MUST CIITE AND REFERENCE!!!!

From your textbook, Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults, read the following chapters:

  • Assessment of Health and Function
  • Psychosocial Wellness
  • Psychosocial Assessment
  • Hearing
  • Vision

TEXTBOOK

Miller, C. A. (2018). Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults (8th ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins