He reported that he does not want to burden his daughter by going to the

He reported that he does not want to burden his

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you can ask review specific questions with patient in private. He reported that he does not want to burden his daughter by going to the doctor’s office, so we should make sure that he is not holding back other health issues based on that fear. We want to make sure that he feels safe in thehome and that he feels appropriately cared for by his daughter. To critique your provided questions, I could suggest maybe adjust some of the wording of a few questions to promote further communication. The patient mentioned that he does not want to be aburden to his daughter, so we may want to ask about is living arrangement in a general manner. We do not know if he feels bad about living with his daughter and having her care for him. We also are not sure if they are living in the daughter’s home or if she had to move into his over time. Without making any assumptions about the living situation, we should ask the patient to explain his current and prior living situation. Research studies have shown that documented miscommunication between staff and family members was the major reason for medical disputesreported among Chinese families (Wang, Feng, Wang, & Chen, 2016). Asking the patient about his living situation could provide additional information about the setup of the home and the health changes that lead to his need for provided care. We want to ensure that we are obtaining this information in a manner that does not make this patient feel bad about needing help. Using a family-centered care (FCC) model will allow the patient and his daughter to be the unit of care in this situation. In the FCC model, a patient and his or her family are perceived as the
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