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NCLEX Exam Practice Question of the Week

The visiting nurse observes that the older male client is confined by his daughter-in-law to his room. When the nurse suggests that he walk to the den and join the family, he says, “I’m in everyone’s way; my daughter-in-law needs me to stay here.” Which is the most important action for the nurse to take?
  • Say to the daughter-in-law, “Confining your father-in-law to his room is inhumane.”
  • Suggest to the client and daughter-in-law that they consider a nursing home for the client.
  • Say nothing, because it is best for the nurse to remain neutral and wait to be asked for help.
  • Suggest appropriate resources to the client and daughter-in-law, such as respite care and a senior citizens center.


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