Restorative Nursing Program
Restorative nursing programs refers to those nursing interventions that promote the resident’s ability to live as independently and safely as possible. The restorative nursing program actively focuses on achieving and maintaining optimal physical, mental and psychosocial function. In general, restorative nursing programs are initiated when a resident is discharged from formalized physical, occupational, or speech rehabilitation therapy services. The purpose of Restorative Nursing Care is to increase the residents’ independence, promote safety, preserve function, increase self-esteem, promote improvement in function and minimize deterioration.