Mrs. Smith has experienced some success in initiating an exercise program. However, maintaining her exercise plan is becoming challenging, and she is not seeing the improvements that she expects. She states, “I feel like I’m doing everything right, but I’m getting few results for my efforts.”
· Mrs. Smith states, “I don’t want to leave the house anymore.” She also expresses feelings of overwhelming stress and excessive demands on her time. What interventions do you suggest to Mrs. Smith to help overcome this barrier to exercise?
· Mrs. Smith has several challenges to initiating and maintaining an exercise program. Develop a stepwise approach for Mrs. Smith that helps her initiate and maintain an exercise program, keeping in mind the challenges that she faces.
· Develop an educational component to Mrs. Smith’s care plan, emphasizing the benefits of exercise.