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An OT is conducing a home health session with a patient who has stage 2 Parkinson’s disease and glaucoma. The OT notices that the patient spends the day watching television in his recliner in his family room but has a hard time seeing the screen. The OT also observes that the the blinds are down and there is only one table light on the table. The OT recommends raising the blinds and increasing the number of lights. The patient refuses and states that that there is nothing wrong with the lighting in the house. What action should the OT take NEXT based on the patients statement?
A) Discuss alternative solutions to increase lighting in the house
B) Document the patients refusal to the recommendation
C) Recommend the patient sit in an alternate place in the house
D) Find an alternative intervention to work on

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Asked on February 8, 2017 8:24 am
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A) Inadequate lighting can affect the patients ability to see the television and it can also pose a safety risk. It important to discuss alternative solutions that the patient may be more comfortable with. Then if the patient continues to deny the topic, then the OT can document the refusal.

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Answered on February 9, 2017 11:55 am
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A) Discuss alternative solutions to increase lighting in the house

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