What is restorative nursing?
Restorative nursing refers to nursing interventions that promote the resident's ability to adapt and adjust to living as independently and safely as possible and attain maximum functional potential. The restorative nursing program actively focuses on achieving and maintaining optimal physical, mental and psychosocial function.
Why is it important to implement a well-planned restorative nursing program?
The concept of restorative nursing actively focuses on optimal improvement of the resident's physical, mental and psychosocial functioning. Communication and documentation of resident progress is vital for the success of restorative programs.