Reflections on the Family in Community Health Nursing


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Reflections on the Family in Community Health Nursing
A family assessment enables the nurse to assess the impact of an illness or disease process on a family, the interrelationships between the family and to provide the family with the resources to meet their health, the psychosocial, financial and emotional needs during the recovery process. Family assessment includes the psychosocial needs of each family member as well as the psychosocial needs of the individual (Hunt, 2008). The purpose of this paper is to discuss a family assessment that includes the developmental stage of the family, the communication strategies used, the goals developed with the family, the implementation of the goals and an evaluation of the implementation....
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