Chronic Illness and Rehabilitation Paper

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Chronic Illness and Rehabilitation Paper

Develop a realistic case and Identify a chronic illness and its relationship to rehabilitation. Could be from a previous experience on your career.

  1. Identify chronic illness and its relationship to rehabilitation.
    Choose from one:
    COPD, CHF, Stroke, Hip fracture
  2. Create interventions that support an older adult’s adaptation to the chronic illness or disability.
  3. Describe the nurse’s role in assisting older adults in managing chronic conditions.
  4. From your readings and knowledge which opportunities do you think can be change in the health care system to improve care for older adults with chronic illness and disabilities.

Submission Instructions:

  • The paper is to be clear and concise and students will lose points for improper grammar, punctuation and misspelling.
  • The paper is to be 6 pages in length, excluding the title, abstract and references page.
  • Incorporate a minimum of 3 current (published within last five years) scholarly journal articles or primary legal sources (statutes, court opinions) within your work.
  • Journal articles and books should be referenced according to APA style.


Answer preview
The statistics show that 85 percent of elderly Americans live with at least one chronic illness like cancer, stroke, heart disease, diabetes, or others. They are the primary cause of deaths in his population (U.S.Bureau 2021).  Stroke presents serious health complications and disabilities to older adults. Rehabilitation is critical in improving the quality of life for elderly patients suffering various disabilities due to a stroke. It focuses on promoting the patient’s functional recovery and helping them attain their independence. Therefore, this assignment focuses on challenges that patients with chronic health conditions encounter by examining a case study and illustrates how
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