A. The patient will be able to dress himself appropriately
B. The patient will demonstrate how to use adaptive equipment effectively
C. The patient will be able to cope with having someone help with dressing tasks
A patient who struggles with self-care deficit may have difficulties performing activities of daily living and other routine activities that were once commonplace. Appropriate outcomes for a patient with this nursing diagnosis focus on the patient improving his skills for self-care and his ability to cope when he needs help from others.