Mrs Doherty has a number of health problems, including ischemic heart disease – with known non-occlusive disease on an angiogram in 2006, hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus and a history of 2 previous strokes- the last 9 months ago, leaving her with a weak right leg. She also has mild osteoarthritis in her hands and lower back.
She is currently experiencing shortness of breath and intermittent chest pain and has reported some troubles with reflux symptoms (causing a loss of appetite), sleeping and occasional bouts of constipation. She has reduced mobility due to ongoing shortness of breath and long periods of inactivity. She is otherwise alert and socially interactive.