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I will discuss and identify a nursing skill whilst on placement. The nursing skill I will be discussing is bed bathing a male patient.
NMC Code of Professional Conduct (2004), the patient will be referred to as Tommy and the wife as Maggie Tommy is 82-year-old man with Parkinson type dementia. He is married to Maggie, 68 and they both used to live together. Tommy worked as a Teacher before retiring at the age of 64. Tommy liked outdoor life. Tommy was referred to the ward after a domiciliary visit by the doctor. The effects of Tommy?s illness on him were impaired thinking, communication, incontinence, difficulties with his memory, and often aggressive.
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