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QQ-3146. Ms Joan Cummings - Nursing – Cinju Varghese – Anxiety Syndrome


10 August 2011

Mr Lyn Patridge

Director of Nursing

Patridge Nursing Home

27 Little Steet


South Australia 5014

Dear Mr Patridge,

Re:Ms Joan Cummings, aged 81

Iam writing to refer Ms Cummings who has been diagnosed with post falls anxiety syndrome,requires continued care and support following her discharge today.

Ms cummings was admitted to the hospital on 29 August 2011 following a fall with multiple bruises. During hospitilisation, physiotherapy with exercise program were initiated for her and need partial assistance and direction for her daily routine activities.In addition, she was adviced to mobilise 4 weeks with the aid of a walker.she was kept under observation and monitored for diet and fluids.

Ms Cummings lives with her daughter and is a widow.Her family find extrmely difficult to take care for her;therefore,they decided to shift her in nursing home.She has history of dementia and vertigo since 2008 and 2010 respectively.

It would be greatly appreciated, if you could provide ongoing care and assistance for Ms Cummings.It is imperative to continue physiotherapy regime in order topromote optimal level of independence with activities of daily living and mobility.Please note, her follow up appointment has been scheduled with physician and optometrist.Of note, her medication lists are enclosed with this letter.

Please contact me if i can be any more assisstance.

Yours sincerely,

Registered Nurse


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