The son of an elderly client who hs cognitive impairments approaches the nurse and says, I'm so upset. The physician says I have 4 days to decide on where my dad is going to live." The nurse responds to the son's concerns, gives him a list of types of living arrangements, and discusses the needs, abilities, and limitations of the client. The nurse should intervene further if the son makes which comment?
1. "Boy, I have a lot to think about before I see the social worker tomorrow."
2. "I think I can handle mose of Dad's needs wit the help of some home health care.'
3. "I'm so afraid of making the wrong decision, but I can move him later if I need to."
4. "I want the social worker to make this decision so Dad won't blame me."
4. Expecting the social worker to make the decision indicates that the son is avoiding participating in decisions about his father. The other responses convey that the son understands the importance of a careful decision, the availabiltiy of resources, and the ability tomake new plans if needed.