Nursing Care Plan for Low Self-Esteem

Nursing Care Plan for Low Self-Esteem

Low self-esteem is a person rejects as something precious and is not responsible for their own lives. If the individual often fails it tends to lower self-esteem. Low self-esteem if it loses the love and appreciation of others. Self-esteem derived from self and others, the main aspect is to be accepted and received awards from other people.

Low self-esteem disturbance described as negative feelings about themselves, including the loss of confidence and self esteem, sense of failure to reach the desire, self-criticism, reduced productivity, which is directed destructive to others, feelings of inadequacy, irritable and withdrawn socially.

Nursing Care Plan for Low Self-Esteem

Nursing Assessment for Low Self - Esteem
  1. Subjective Data: Clients say: I can not afford, can not, do not know anything, stupid, self-criticism, expressing feelings of shame about themselves.

  2. Objective Data:
    Clients looked more like himself, confused when asked to choose an alternative action, want to injure himself / want to end life.

Nursing Diagnosis for Low Self - Esteem
  1. Risk for Social Isolation : withdrawing associated with low self-esteem.
  2. Self-Concept Disturbance : low self-esteem associated with dysfunctional grieving.

Nursing Intervention for Low Self - Esteem

  1. Clients can build a trusting relationship with nurses.


    • Construct a trusting relationship: Greetings therapeutic, self introduction, Explain the purpose, Create a peaceful environment, definition of contract (time, place and subject.)
    • Give clients the opportunity to express his feelings.
    • Take time to listen to the client.
    • Tell the client that he is someone who is valuable and responsible and able to help themselves.

  2. Clients can identify the skills and positive aspects that are owned.


    • Discuss the capabilities and the positive aspects of client owned.
    • Avoid giving negative assessments of each meet clients, give praise a realistic priority.
    • Clients can assess the ability and positive aspect owned.

  3. Clients can assess the capabilities that can be used.


    • Discuss with the client's abilities can still be used.
    • Discuss also the ability to continue after returning home.

  4. Clients can define / plan activities appropriate capabilities.


    • Plan your activities with a client that can be done every day according to ability.
    • Increase activities in accordance with client's tolerance condition.
    • Give examples of how implementation of activities that clients should do.

  5. Clients can perform activities according to the conditions and capabilities.


    • Give a chance to try activities that have been planned.
    • Give praise for success
    • Discuss the possibility of implementation at home.

  6. Clients can utilize the existing support system.


    • Give health education to families about how to care for clients.
    • Helps families provide support for client care.
    • Help prepare the family environment at home.
    • Give positive reinforcement for family involvement.

Nursing Care Plan for Low Self-Esteem
Nursing Assessment for Low Self - Esteem
Nursing Diagnosis for Low Self - Esteem
Nursing Intervention for Low Self - Esteem
Risk for Social Isolation
Self-Concept Disturbance

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