Family Caregiving, Compassion Fatigue, Elder Abuse



  1. Based on your previous clinical and personal experience, reflect on the advantages and disadvantages of the person being cared for at home. List some examples from the perspective of the client and the caregiver.
  2. Identify the factors that led to Mr. Cordova’s daughter’s caregiving burnout and compassion fatigue.
  3. How do you advocate for the client’s safety as a nurse?
  4. What personal and workplace strategies would help prevent the abuse of clients?


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