Identify and explain at least two health-promotion issues for each family member that are complicated by cultural beliefs and practices.

Study Questions

Identify cultural family values contributing to the conflicts experienced by each family member.
Identify a culturally competent approach the team can use when discussing nursing-home placement with the Bisigans.
How might the rehabilitation program be presented to Mrs. Bisigan and still allow her to maintain her spousal role?
Discuss at least three communication issues in the family that are culturebound and suggest possible interventions.
Identify psychocultural assessments that should be done by the
rehabilitation team to have a greater understanding of the dynamics specific to this family.

Identify and explain at least two health-promotion issues for each family member that are complicated by cultural beliefs and practices.
How might the family and the rehabilitation team benefit from consultations with a geriatric nurse practitioner or a transcultural clinical nurse specialist?
What food preferences in the traditional Filipino diet might be detrimental to Mr. and Mrs. Bisigan’s health?
Identify health-promotion counseling that might be discussed with the
Bisigan’s grandchildren.

List at least five culturally sensitive communication guidelines for talking with Mr. and Mrs. Bisigan.
Identify and explain major sources of stress for each member of this household.
What cultural belief system complicates the family members’ responses and may contribute to the discharge plan for a subacute rehabilitation program?