1) Each intervention must be written in straightforward and objective language so the person carrying out the plan can understand
Unskilled caregivers need simple straightforward language
2) Intervention can have a timeline and measurable goals
Problem-Loneliness- Mrs. Appletree recently lost her husband of 50 years
Intervention- GCM will visit weekly for 1 month to help Mrs. Appletree accept community services to relieve some of her loneliness
Measurable goal- in one month outside services should be set up to help Mrs. a better deal with her loneliness
Creating the care plan
¨ Start with problem you were called in to solve
¨ Can follow by a problem that you see as just as important or more important
¨ List all the problems gather in your assessments
List problems of client – most important to least important
4) Next to each problem, list the intervention you will suggest
5) Each intervention must have a clear plan of :
a) Who will carry it out?
b) How it will be carried out
c) Number of times it will be carried out.
Impaired Home management-Mrs. Tornado cannot do her laundry
Intervention: Care provider to do laundry once a week on Tuesday
Problem- Self-care deficit-Mrs. Hurricane cannot shop weekly because she cannot drive
Intervention – Care provider to shop weekly by driving Mrs. Hurricane, with grocery list , Mrs. Hurricane gives care provider, to Safeway.