Types of Care Plans

Client assessment, medical results and diagnostic reports, this is basically, the first step in order to be able to create a care plan. In particular client assessment is related to the following areas and abilities: physical, emotional, sexual, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual/transpersonal, cognitive, functional, age related, economic and environmental. Information in this area can be subjective and objective. Expected patient outcomes are outlined and hence, may be long or short term. Nursing interventions are documented in the care plan. Rationale for interventions in order to be evidence based care. Evaluation, documents the outcome of nursing interventions.