Roper, Logan and Tierney Model of Nursing
Originally designed for the model of care, more nurses are aware of the Roper in 1976, has been updated and added to 1981.1980 and 1983 Roper, Logan and Tierney (Tierney and Roper, 2000). This form was used in a wide range of care settings. The model identifies 12 nursing activities of daily life that are related to basic human needs. They argue a “safe environment, communicating, breathing, eating and drinking, eliminating, personal hygiene, controlling body temperature, mobilising, working and playing, expressing sexuality, sleeping and dying” (Siviter 2002).
The nurse will need to be able to assess where there are problems of continuing a sufficient quality and quantity of …show more content…
Nursing Care Plan Intervention | Rationale | Maintaining a Safe Environment | This complex and multi-dimensional AL describes the importance safety plays throughout the life course. ‘Environment’ refers to the internal (maintained by homeostasis against diseases causing physiological and psychological disturbances) and external influences (everything outside the body influencing health, including accident prevention). It requires a range of external and internal factors (such as level of consciousness, sensory impairments, disability and confusion) to be considered, assessed and planned for (Roper & Tierney 2000). In Jake’s case we need to make him realize that the environment around him is safe and secure. So that he could left his fears and shyness. We need to make him feel easy without forcing to speak or play or study etc. | Communication | The nurse assesses the patient’s normal ability, language barriers and changes (Roper & Tierney 2000). Jake’s first language was English, and was free of sensory impairments preventing effective communication. I was conscious not to make him feel disturbed and his ability to communicate based on his school performance and everything. I