Nursing Care Plan Ineffective Community Coping
Nursing-CarePlan.com,Nursing Care Plan Ineffective Community Coping: ineffective community Coping related to natural or human-made disasters—earthquakes, floods, reemerging infectious agents, terrorist activity; deficits in social support services and resources; ineffective or nonexistent community systems such as lack of, or inadequate emergency medical system, transportation system, or disaster planning systems Identify alternatives to inappropriate activities for adaptation and problem-solving. Report a measurable increase in necessary or desired activities to improve community functioning.Recognize negative and positive factors affecting community’s ability to meet its own demands or needs.Provides a baseline to determine community needs in relation to current concerns or threats.,Nursing Care Plan.
Possibly Evidenced by
Deficits of community participation, community does not meet its own expectations Expressed vulnerability, community powerlessness Stressors perceived as excessive Excessive community conflicts High illness rates Desired Outcomes/Evaluation Criteria—Community Will Community Competence Recognize negative and positive factors affecting community’s ability to meet its own demands or needs. Identify alternatives to inappropriate activities for adaptation and problem-solving. Report a measurable increase in necessary or desired activities to improve community functioning.
Nursing Intervention With Rationale:
- Evaluate community activities as related to meeting collective needs within the community itself and between the community and the larger society. Note immediate needs including healthcare, food, shelter, and funds.Rationale: Provides a baseline to determine community needs in relation to current concerns or threats.
- Note community reports of functioning, including areas of weakness or conflict.Rationale: Provides a view of how the community itself sees these areas.
- Identify effects of related factors on community activities.Rationale: In the face of a current threat, local or national, community resources need to be evaluated, updated, and given priority to meet the identified need.
- Determine availability and use of resources. Identify unmet demands or needs of the community. Rationale: Information necessary to identify what else is needed to meet the current situation.
- Determine community strengths.Rationale: Promotes understanding of the ways in which the community is already meeting the identified needs.
- Encourage community members and groups to engage in problem-solving activities.Rationale: Promotes a sense of working together to meet the needs.
- Develop a plan jointly with the members of the community to address immediate needs.Rationale: Deals with deficits in support of identified goals.
- Create plans managing interactions within the community itself and between the community and the larger society. Rationale: Meets collective needs when the concerns or threats are shared beyond a local community.
- Make information accessible to the public. Provide channels for dissemination of information to the community as a whole including print media, radio and television, reports and community bulletin boards, Internet resources, speaker’s bureau, reports to committees, councils, or advisory boards.Rationale: Readily available accurate information can help citizens make informed decisions to deal with the situation.
- Make information available in different modalities and geared to differing educational levels and cultures within the community.Rationale: Using languages other than English and making written materials accessible to all members of the community will promote understanding.