It is essential to re-evaluate Mr Thomas’ physical health and cognitive function to ensure that he is returning to baseline. Mrs Thomas, and nursing staff who have had frequent contact, are in a good position to monitor Mr Thomas’ recovery.
They report that Mr Thomas is now experiencing no breathing difficulties and is interacting much more normally. He isn’t agitated and is oriented to time and place. He is desperate to return closer to home, as he finds Perth cold, and doesn’t feel comfortable amongst so many people.