In helping a blind client have a sense of safety and security, the nurse should do the following. Select all that apply.

 

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- Explain all procedures in detail.

- Encourage walking without a cane.

- Keep furniture arrangement consistent.

- Never keep doors half open.

- Have the client follow you by lightly touching on your elbow.

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To give a blind client a sense of safety and security, you should explain all procedures in detail, keep furniture arrangement consistent, never keep doors half open and have the client follow you by lightly touching on your elbow. They should be taught how to use a lightweight cane. Lights are not necessary.

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