Russian Hill, San Francisco, California

$500.00

Post-Stroke Patient with Hemiplegia and Depression

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Description

About the Client:
We are a supportive family committed to the recovery and well-being of our 70-year-old family member who is recovering from a stroke. He is experiencing hemiplegia and depression, which significantly impact his mobility and emotional health. Our primary aim is to enhance his quality of life through comprehensive physical rehabilitation, appropriate medication management, and psychological support.

Project Overview:
We are seeking an experienced nursing team specializing in stroke rehabilitation and mental health to provide holistic care for our family member. This project involves implementing a structured rehabilitation program, managing antidepressant medication, and providing ongoing psychological support to improve his physical and emotional well-being.

Responsibilities:
Physical Rehabilitation:

Develop and implement a personalized physical therapy plan focusing on improving mobility, strength, and coordination affected by hemiplegia.
Conduct regular physical therapy sessions to facilitate recovery of motor function, incorporating exercises to enhance balance and prevent falls.
Utilize assistive devices and adaptive equipment as needed to support the patient’s mobility and independence in daily activities.
Medication Management:

Administer and manage antidepressant medications to address the patient’s depression, monitoring for effectiveness and potential side effects.
Collaborate with the patient’s primary care physician and psychiatrist to adjust medication regimens as necessary based on the patient’s response and progress.
Psychological Support:

Provide individual counseling sessions to support the patient’s emotional well-being and help him cope with the psychological impact of the stroke.
Implement cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques to address depressive symptoms and promote positive thinking patterns.
Offer support and counseling for the patient’s family, educating them on how to best support their loved one’s emotional and physical recovery.
Holistic Care and Support:

Encourage participation in social and recreational activities to enhance the patient’s quality of life and reduce feelings of isolation.
Provide education on lifestyle modifications, including a balanced diet and regular physical activity, to support overall health and well-being.
Monitor the patient’s progress regularly, adjusting the care plan as needed to ensure continuous improvement and address any emerging needs.
Requirements:
Qualifications and Experience:

Certification or extensive experience in stroke rehabilitation nursing and mental health care.
Proficiency in developing and implementing physical rehabilitation programs and managing antidepressant medication.
Skills and Competencies:

Strong therapeutic communication skills to build rapport with the patient and provide effective counseling.
Knowledge of evidence-based practices for stroke rehabilitation and depression management, including CBT and medication management.
Personal Attributes:

Compassion, empathy, and a patient-centered approach to care, fostering a supportive and encouraging environment for the patient’s recovery.
Patience and persistence in supporting the patient’s rehabilitation journey, recognizing that progress may be gradual and require ongoing encouragement.
Patient Case:
Comprehensive Rehabilitation and Psychological Support for a 70-year-old Man Recovering from a Stroke

Patient: 70-year-old male
Conditions: Stroke recovery with hemiplegia and depression
Challenges: Impaired mobility and emotional well-being
Requirements: Physical rehabilitation, antidepressant medication, and psychological support to improve mobility and emotional health.

 

Total Budget: $496,735.20