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Cues and Clues Lack of space and overcrowding. No electricity. Poor lighting and ventilation. Presence of vectors.

Poor sanitation practices. Lack of/ inadequate health facility in the community, Inadequate resources (food and water).

Nursing diagnosis Inability to provide a home environment conducive for health maintenance and personal development due to: -lack of resources -knowledge deficit

Rationale According to the UN declaration of human rights, Article 25:


Implementation Conduct an Initial home visit.

Rationale To assess the family, and to inspect the environment.


After conducting an initial home visit, Cherrilyn and her family must be able - Everyone has the to establish a home right to a standard of environment living adequate for conducive for health the health and wellmaintenance by: being of himself and Demonstrating of his family, techniques and including food, teachings taught by clothing, housing and the nurse and medical care and verbalizing necessary social understanding of services, and the health teachings. right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack of livelihood in circumstances beyond his control. Also according to the

Demonstrate to Cherrilyn how to prevent vectors from multiplying by cleaning their home.

The family was able to establish a better home environment. They were able to To prevent acquiring demonstrate and illnesses like dengue. verbalize understanding of health teachings.

Teach the family Sanitation practices.

To establish/maintain a clean home thus protecting the health of the family. To provide and to respond to the needs of the family.

Inform the local government about the lack of energy supply and lack of water and food resources in their community.

Inform the family

So the family can

medical encyclical Pacem in Terris written by Pope John XXIII in 1995: Man has the right to live. the necessary social services.. rest. . He has the right to bodily integrity and to the means necessary for the proper development of life. about medical services offered by the government. avail of their rights and also to monitor their health status. and. Teach the family how to have good ventilation and lighting by opening their windows etc. particularly food. finally. Conduct a second home visit after about a week. shelter. Since they are minors and they don’t have the capacity of living in a home on their own. clothing. To check/assess if the patient and the family were able to understand practices and teachings taught to them. Refer them to the DSWD if possible To address their needs even if they don’t have energy sources.