Georgetown – Washington, D.C.


Spinal Cord Injury

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About the Client:
We are a caring and resilient family dedicated to the recovery and well-being of our beloved daughter, who has recently experienced a spinal cord injury resulting in paraplegia. Our primary focus is to provide a nurturing and supportive environment that facilitates her physical rehabilitation and emotional well-being.

Project Overview:
We are seeking compassionate and experienced nurses to provide comprehensive care for our family member who has sustained a spinal cord injury. This project entails a 6-month contract with the possibility of extension based on the evolving needs of her rehabilitation journey.


Provide attentive and specialized care tailored to the needs of a patient with paraplegia.
Assist with mobility and exercises to enhance physical strength and independence.
Support with activities of daily living (ADLs) such as bathing, dressing, and grooming.
Manage bowel and bladder care routines to maintain health and comfort.
Implement strategies for pressure sore prevention, including regular position changes and skin assessments.
Monitor the patient’s overall health conditions and vital signs to ensure stability and well-being.
Collaborate closely with family members and other caregivers to maintain a cohesive and supportive care plan.

Certification as a registered nurse with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in spinal cord injury or rehabilitation care.
Proficiency in mobility assistance, ADL support, and bowel and bladder management.
Strong understanding of spinal cord injury-related health conditions and rehabilitation processes.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a home environment, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability to the unique needs of the patient.
Excellent communication skills and a compassionate demeanor, fostering a supportive and collaborative relationship with the family and other caregivers.
Patient Case:

Spinal Cord Injury

Patient: 28-year-old female

Condition: The patient has sustained a spinal cord injury resulting in paraplegia following a car accident. She requires comprehensive and ongoing care to support her rehabilitation and daily living.

Care Plan:

Mobility Assistance: Provide support with transfers, use of mobility aids, and exercises designed to improve strength and independence.
ADL Support: Assist with activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, dressing, and grooming, to ensure the patient maintains her dignity and comfort.
Bowel and Bladder Management: Implement and manage routines for bowel and bladder care, including catheterization and bowel programs, to maintain health and prevent complications.
Pressure Sore Prevention: Regularly change the patient’s position, perform skin assessments, and use specialized cushions or mattresses to prevent pressure sores.
Health Monitoring: Regularly monitor and record vital signs and health indicators to track the patient’s progress and adjust care plans as needed.
Emotional Support: Offer emotional and psychological support to the patient, promoting a positive outlook and motivation throughout the rehabilitation process.
Family Collaboration: Work closely with family members to educate them on care techniques and involve them in the rehabilitation process, ensuring a cohesive and supportive care environment.


Total Budget: $320,967.36