Published on March 5, 2014
NATCEP Day Thirty Four & Thirty Five
Define mental health, mental illness, developmental disability, and intellectual disability (ID/DD) List methods to identify and utilize the resident’s strengths to reinforce appropriate behavior and reduce or eliminate inappropriate behavior Identify roles and responsibilities of the nurse aide when caring for residents with mental illness or ID/DD
A person’s ability to cope with and adjust to everyday stresses in ways that are accepted by society
A disturbance in the ability to cope or adjust to stress; behavior and function are impaired; mental disorder, emotional illness, psychiatric disorder
Functional Including mood, thought and personality disorders Person is out of touch with reality to the degree that he/she is unable to function in real-life situations Examples: PTSD, Bipolar disorder, anxiety & panic disorders Organic Occurs as a result of reversible or irreversible change in brain function Examples: Schizophrenia, Dementia, Alzheimer’s
A disability occurring before the age of 22 Can be physical, cognitive, psychological, sensory or a speech disability Permanent Function is limited in 3 or more life skills: Self-care Learning Mobility Self-direction Capacity for independent living Economic self-sufficiency Understanding and expressing language
Intellectual Disability Previously known as mental retardation IQ below 70-75 Limits in 2 or more adaptive skills areas Condition is present before 18 years of age Down Syndrome Cerebral Palsy Autism Epilepsy Spinal Bifida ID/DD Abbreviation for Intellectual Disability and Developmental Disabilities
Redirect inappropriate behavior How? Appropriate behavior may be reinforced according to plan of care Focus on strengths Verbal praise Rewards
Know and consistently reinforce plan of treatment Be alert to changes in behavior Report changes promptly Be patient Focus on the resident as a person AVOID LABELING Maintain resident safety
NATCEP Day Thirty Five
Define sex & sexuality Identify factors that my affect sexuality in the aging person Discuss actions nurse aides can take to protect a resident’s sexuality Discuss approptiate nurse aide responses to perceived sexual advances from a resident (or others)
Illness, injury or surgery Diabetes Cancer of the Colon Depression Alcoholism Tranquilizers Anti-hypertensives Stroke Death of a sexual partner Normal aging process
Men Enlarged prostate Decrease in hormone production Women Vaginitis Dryness Decrease in hormone production
Allow & encourage close relationships and/or intimacy Respect & privacy Confidential – should not share with family members Protected from unwanted advances from others Allow & encourage privacy for sexual activity Accept sexual relationships – do not judge or gossip
Calm, firm tone Let resident know actions are inappropriate Calmly remove resident’s hands from your body Report actions and your response to charge nurse With charge nurse, explain to resident that you do not want to be touched or spoken to in that way
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