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By Katelyn Caffman, Taylor Cavette, Ebony Staples, and Shannon Miller
True love Separated by society Almost gave up on each other Love endures all Plot
Noah Calhoun Allie (Alison) Hamilton Main Characters
True love conquers all Never marry for money Marry true love Follow your heart Love is not tarnished by time Directors Purpose
1) Recognize one’s own and others’ attitudes, values, and expectations about aging and their impact on care of older adults and their families. 2) Recognize the benefits of interdisciplinary team participation in care of older adults. 3) Communicate effectively, respectfully, and compassionately with older adults and their families. 3 Geriatric Nursing Competencies
Believe that there is hope for every patient Minor changes in level of consciousness may be huge to the family Listen to the family members Patients still have feelings even though it may not seem as if they do What is there to learn from the movie??
Always show respect Portray kind attitudes toward all patients: Smiling Gentle touches Speaks to patient in soft, professional tone Nurse never laughs at patients Provide the best quality care for each individual. Skills of Nurses
Assisted Living Facility Risks for Elder Abuse and Neglect Touch Intimacy/Sexuality Dementia Link between movie and nursing skills
Bittersweet Confusing Causes Strain on family Companionship What does the film imply about aging?
Noah’s commitment Allie’s commitment to Noah What made the strongest impressions? Noah reading to Allie on several occassions.
Interrupted family process Impaired environmental interpretation syndrome due to dementia Caregiver role strain Problems Within the Movie
Assess the strengths and deficiencies of the family system Begin each interaction with the patient by identifying yourself and calling the patient by name with a caring, loving, and accepting attitude, and speak calmly and slowly Encourage the caregiver to talk about feelings, concerns, uncertainties, and fears. Acknowledge the frustration associated with caregiver responsibilities Interventions
Movie Gero Book Intimacy and sexuality in late life. Touhy, T. (2008). Toward Healthy Aging: Human Needs & Nursing Response (7th ed). St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier. Economic, residential, and legal issues. Jett, K. (2008). Toward Healthy Aging: Human Needs & Nursing Response (7th ed). St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier. Frailty, vulnerability, and elder mistreatment. Jett, K. (2008). Toward Healthy Aging: Human Needs & Nursing Response (7th ed). St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier. Website Ackley, B.J. & Ladwig, G.B. (2008). Nursing diagnosis handbook: An evidence-based guide to planning care (8 th ed). Elsevier Mosby: St. Louis,MO Senile dementia. (2010). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved from http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/534572/senile-dementia References