I've worked for two different hospices with varying opinions and I was interested in how all of you use the PPS. I'm mostly concerned with 7c. If they ambulate independently, but are a fall risk with hx of falls and would benefit from personal assistance, would you rate them a 7c? I would appreciate any input. I really want to do the right thing and have asked at my current employer and the answers seem very vague and seem to change a bit at times. Would love to hear how all of you handle this
Our job as nurses, is to take the info from the various tools and paint the picture of the "whole" patient for the team.
Without the tools the picture becomes too narrative and subjective.
We have to be professional enough to use them correctly.
Last edit by tewdles on Dec 31, '12
: Reason: spelling