Assignment Detail:- CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
The aim of assessments is to test your knowledge, skills and understanding in relation to the topics being taught within a given course- This will be done by using an assessment criterion which shows what you need to do to achieve the appropriate level of competency- For the purpose of completing a written assessment, you are required to:• Complete each question, including any sub-questions;• Provide in-depth research on the topic, using appropriate primary and secondary sources;• Respond using a clear structure -e-g- Introduction, points of argument or fact, conclusion-, including references to the sources used-
Performance Criteria1-1 Conduct interpersonal exchanges in a manner that promotes empowerment and develops and maintains trust and goodwill1-2 Recognise and respect older people's social, cultural and spiritual differences1-3 Maintain confidentiality and privacy of the person within organisation policy and protocols-4-3 Identify strategies and opportunities that maximise engagement and promote healthy lifestyle practicesKnowledge Evidence:legal and ethical considerations for working with older people, including:• privacy, confidentiality
Question 1- How can you establish rapport to develop trust????
Question 2- What is active listening and how can it promote empowerment, trust and goodwill to promote helath lifestyle parctices????
Question 3- Give three examples of negative or disempowering communication-
Question 4- What does the Equal Opportunity Act say about aged care providers and people's social, cultural and spiritual differences????
Question 5- What is the ‘Living Longer Living Better' aged care reform package????
Question 6- How can you maintain your organisational policy and procedures on privacy and confidentiality????
Performance Criteria1-4 Work with the person to identify physical and social enablers and disablers impacting on health outcomes and quality of life-
1-5 Encourage the person to adopt a shared responsibility for own support as a means of achieving better health outcomes and quality of life4-1 Encourage the older person to engage as actively as possible in all living activities and provide them with information and support to do so
Question 1- What is the difference between enablers and disablers???? Give three examples of physical and social enablers and disablers impacting on health outcomes and quality of life
Question 2- Who will you need to discuss responsibilities for client's care with????
Question 3- Give two examples on how you can encourage the client to adopt shared responsibility for own support to achieve better health outcomes and quality of life
Performance Criteria2-1 Identify and discuss services which empower the older person
2-2 Support the older person to express their own identity and preferences without imposing own values and attitudes
2-3 Adjust services to meet the specific needs of the older person and provide services according to the older person's preferences
2-4 Provide services according to organisation policies, procedures and duty of care requirements
3-3 Identify breaches of human rights and respond appropriately
Question 1- How would you identify services that could help to empower an older person????
Question 2- What are the benefits of formal assessments such as ACAT???? What other ways can you gather information about a client's preferences without imposing own values and attitudes????
Question 3- How can you adjust services to meet the specific needs and prefrences of the older person???? Give atleast 2 examples-
Question 4- How can you ensure that you provide services as per your job role within organisation policies and procedures????
Question 5- What is duty of care and how can courts determine breaches???? -give two examples--
Activity 3APerformance Criteria
3-1 Assist the older person to understand their rights and the complaints mechanisms of the organisation3-2 Deliver services ensuring the rights of the older person are upheld3-3 Identify breaches of human rights and respond appropriately3-4 Recognise signs consistent with financial, physical or emotional abuse or neglect of the older person and report to an appropriate person3-5 Assist the person to access other support services and the complaints mechanisms as required
Question 1- Name five rights that you will need to assist an older person to understand-
Question 2- What topics might a client complain about????
Question 3- What is the process for an older person wishing to make a complaint regarding their aged care or any such organisation????If a client is not satisfied with the internal compplaints procedure of the organisation, how can you assist the person to access other support services and complaints procedures????
Question 4- What are the five major rights that older people have, regarding care???? Give an example for each to demonstarte that the services delivered or care provided ensures the right of older people are upheld-
Question 5- How would you respond if you witnessed or knew an older person's rights were being violated????
Question 6- Define elderly abuse- Give examples of the signs consistent with each of the following : financial, physical or emotional abuse or neglect of the older person????
Question 7- What are your organisation's guidelines for responding to elderly abuse cases????
Performance Criteria4-1 Encourage the older person to engage as actively as possible in all living activities and provide them with information and support to do so
4-2 Assist the older person to recognise the impact that changes associated with ageing may have on their activities of living
4-3 Identify strategies and opportunities that maximise engagement and promote healthy lifestyle practices
4-4 Identify and utilise aids and modifications that promote individual strengths and capacities to assist with independent living in the older person's environment
4-5 Discuss situations of risk or potential risk associated with ageing
Question 1- What are living activities???? Give at least three examples- How will you encourage older people to actively engage in these activities????
Question 2- What is re-ablement and effective re-ablement strategies???? How can you provide information and support to actively engage in living activities????
Question 3- What are the general physical changes associated with ageing and it's impact on daily activities for older person????
Question 4- Other than the physical ones, what other changes affect the aged???? What are their symptoms and impacts????
Question 5- What strategies and opportunites to maximise engagement and promote to lead a healthy lifestyle in older persons????
Question 6- Name four modifications and four aids that can help assist clients with independent living in the older perosn's environment-
Question 7- What options are available for financing modifications and aids????
Question 8- What are the potential risks or situations of risk associated with ageing????
Question 9- What different communication methods can you use to help elderly people identify situations of risk????
Objective: To provide you with an opportunity to show you have the required knowledge for this unit-
Question 1- Write an essay of approximately 500 words which outlines the structure and profile of the aged care sector- Your essay should cover:
» The residential aged care sector» The home and community support sector» Current best practice service delivery models» Relevant agencies and referral networks for support services-
Question 2- What are some of the key issues that older people face???? What impact may these have on the life of an older person???? -50-70 words-
Question 3- Below are realities and myths or stereotypical attitudes older people are facing today- Write RE if it is a reality and MS if it is a myth or stereotypical attitude- Write your answers in the spaces provided-a- Older people want and are still able to lead an active, satisfying sex life-b- Older people lose interests in physical relationships-c- Mature aged workers are more likely to be discriminated because of age when they look for work-d- Older people find it hard to learn new things or change-a- Mature aged workers are less productive than younger workers-b- Older people are eager to continue learning-c- Older people like to be alone and tend to withdraw from society-
Question 4- Which of the following statements are true about the impact of social devaluation on an older adult's quality of life???? Guidance: There are two -2- correct answers-a- Social devaluation puts the elderly at risk for abuse and neglect-b- Older adults are led to believe that they are truly worthless and that they can no longer be as useful to the community-c- Social devaluation encourages elder people to lead a positive, healthy, and active lifestyle-d- Social devaluation helps government think of reforms to the aged care sector-
Question 5- Which of the following statements accurately describe concepts of positive, active, and healthy ageing???? Guidance: There are four -4- correct answersa- Positive, healthy, and active ageing is all about enabling older people to take an active part in society and enjoy high-quality life-b- Healthy ageing is doing as little activity as possible, preventing injuries-c- Active ageing includes maximising opportunities for health, participation, and security in enhancing the quality of life as people age-d- Healthy ageing is about optimising opportunities for physical, social, and mental health-e- Positive ageing is maintaining a positive attitude, feeling good about one's self, staying fit and healthy as one age-f- Healthy ageing means being able to afford expensive health care services-
Question 6- The following are implications of different service delivery approaches and practices in the aged care sector- Select the service delivery/approach that is described by the different implications listed below-i- It addresses the person's pain, physical, cultural, psychological, social, and spiritual needs-ii- It gives more choice and flexibility to clients- Clients will have more control over the types and care and services they access and the delivery of those services including who delivers the services and when-iii- It places the client at the centre of their care and care planning and meeting their individualised needs- It aims to see the elderly as an individual rather than someone who is incapable- It is also about treating them with dignity and respect-iv- It promotes older people's dignity and self-worth through developing their autonomy and independence-v- Elderly people feel deprived of authority and control over their own lives when they are given individual support and assistance to complete even the simplest day-to-day tasks-vi- It improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problems associated with life-threatening illness- It prevents and relieves suffering through early identification, assessment, and treatment of pain and other problems, whether they are physical, psychosocial, or spiritual-
Question 7- What are the physiological and psychological changes that arise with ageing???? Include sexuality and gender changes in your answer- -50 words-
Question 8- Which strategies might an older person be able to adopt in order to promote a healthy lifestyle???? Outline at least two- -100 words-
Question 9- Match the following legal and ethical considerations for working with older people to their correct descriptions-
i- It means respecting the person's autonomy and independence and allowing them to make choices for themselves-ii- These provide practical guidance to achieving health, safety, and welfare standards when working with older people-iii- This is the legal obligation of aged care workers in ensuring their clients' and colleagues' health, safety, and welfare-iv- These are the basic privileges of all human beings no matter what their race, religion, nationality, sex, or status-v- These are concerned with protecting one's personal information and self from being pried by others-vi- It is the unjust treatment of older people and other persons based on their race, age, and sex-vii- It is the practice of ensuring and protecting the safety, health, and welfare of clients and employees in the aged care setting-
Question 10- In each of the following areas, list at least two signs that may indicate the abuse and/or neglect of an older person:
» Physical» Sexual» Psychological» Financial-
What should you do if you suspect abuse???? -100-150 words-
Question 11- How might your own attitude have an impact when working with older people???? Your answer should be roughly 200 words-
Attachment:- empowerment of older people-rar
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