An 83, year-old woman is recovering from pneumonia. She has Alzheimer’s disease and has become increasingly hostile and unmanageable in the home setting. Her 65, year-old daughter is distraught about the idea of placing her mother in a long-term care facility but feels she is not able to care for her.
• Must be at least 200 – 300 words in length
• What is your role in this situation?
• How might you help the daughter with her decision?
• What information would you give the daughter?