Case 2: Mrs McGinty

photo portrait of Mrs McGintyMrs McGinty is an 84-year old woman who lives alone in her own home. She has a daughter who lives nearby and she has one cat.

She is an ex-smoker and claims to be a social drinker. She has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diabetes and moderate hypertension.

She had a minor stroke 6 months ago which affected her right side, was independent with her personal care and had some support from her daughter with domestic tasks. She is 1.56m tall and weighs 42kg.

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