Noe Valley – San Francisco, California

$500.00

Advanced Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

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Description

About the Client:
We are a caring and resilient family dedicated to the well-being and comfort of our beloved family member who is living with advanced multiple sclerosis (MS). Our primary focus is to provide a supportive and nurturing environment that aids her in managing her condition and maintaining the best possible quality of life.

Project Overview:
We are seeking compassionate and experienced nurses to provide comprehensive care for our family member who has progressive multiple sclerosis with severe disability. This project entails a 6-month contract with the possibility of extension based on the evolving needs of her health and care requirements.

Responsibilities:

Provide attentive and specialized care tailored to the needs of a patient with advanced MS.
Implement symptom management strategies to alleviate discomfort and improve quality of life.
Conduct physical therapy exercises to enhance mobility and physical strength.
Assist with activities of daily living (ADLs) such as bathing, dressing, and grooming.
Administer medications and follow prescribed treatments as directed by healthcare professionals.
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.
Requirements:

Certification as a registered nurse with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in MS or neurological care.
Proficiency in symptom management and physical therapy techniques.
Strong understanding of MS-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:

Advanced Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Patient: 47-year-old female

Condition: The patient is living with progressive multiple sclerosis, resulting in severe disability. She requires comprehensive and ongoing care to manage symptoms, maintain mobility, and support daily living.

Care Plan:

Symptom Management: Implement strategies to manage symptoms such as muscle spasms, pain, fatigue, and cognitive issues. This may include medication, therapeutic interventions, and lifestyle modifications.
Physical Therapy: Conduct regular physical therapy exercises to improve mobility, strength, and coordination, and to prevent muscle atrophy.
ADL Support: Assist with activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, dressing, and grooming, to ensure the patient maintains her dignity and comfort.
Medication Administration: Ensure timely administration of prescribed medications, monitoring for side effects and effectiveness, and adjusting care plans as necessary.
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: Provide emotional and psychological support to the patient, promoting a positive outlook and motivation throughout the care process.
Family Collaboration: Work closely with family members to educate them on care techniques and involve them in the care process, ensuring a cohesive and supportive care environment.

 

Total Budget: $496,735.20