What should we do in this clinical scenario ??????Created by:
An elderly (around 95 years old) lady, staying alone, with background history of ischaemic heart disease, hypertension, previous stroke, mild cognitive decline, was initially admiited around 2 weeks ago due to reccurrent falls at home, not coping well at home, also with urinary tract infection. She was treated for her UTI. Patient was accessed and seen by physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech and language therapist, and medical social worker during this admission. The conclusion from the multi-discplinary team (MDT) suggested that patient is not safe to go back to her home alone, as she need help in daily activity., and need assistance of 1 for mobilistion.. Suggestion was made for her to go to nursing home, where someone can care for her. But, patient refuse the suggestion to go to nursing home, very keen to go back to her home. So, what should you do ???? Any suggestions?