[Solved by Experts] Long Term Care —

[Solved by Experts] Long Term Care —

SWK205- SOCIAL WORK WITH THE ELDERLY 

Lesson 15 Discussion-1

Please consider the following in your response:

· What are some specific needs/challenges for family caregivers?

· As a Social Worker, what are important diversity considerations (ethnic, race, gender, sexual orientation) in working with families/caregivers?

· Please share any other thoughts you have after reviewing the readings.

A minimum of 200 words or one page.

Lesson 15 Discussion – 2

The links below provide some examples of caregiver support and in-home supportive services in California. 

California Caregiver Resource Centers- https://www.caregivercalifornia.org

In-Home Supportive Services- https://dpss.lacounty.gov/en/senior-and-disabled/ihss.html

Please research what resources are available in your state, county or city relating to caregiver support and in-home supportive services. Please share what resources you found as part of your discussion post. In your state, are there sufficient resources available for caregivers and in-home support for older adults? If not, what additional resources are needed? 

A minimum of 200 words or one page.

READING RESOURCES

Aging Well Text Chapter 8- https://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/23190

How Cultural Attitudes Toward Aging Affect Senior Care- https://www.aplaceformom.com/caregiver-resources/articles/how-different-cultures-care-for-seniors

Senior Self Neglect and what we can do- https://www.dshs.wa.gov/altsa/home-and-community-services/self-neglect

Veterans’ Caregivers Supported by Social Workers- https://blogs.va.gov/VAntage/86676/veterans-caregivers-supported-social-workers/

Family Caregivers of Older Adultshttps://www.socialworkers.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=aUwQL98exRM%3D&portalid=0

Lesson 16 Discussion

Please consider the following in your response:

· What are some of the possible community care options available for older adults?

· What are some of the benefits and challenges for older adults and their families when considering out-of-home placement?

· In what ways does culture impact an older adult or family’s decisions regarding in-home care vs out of home placement?

· Please share any other thoughts you have after reviewing the readings.

A minimum of 200 words or one page.

READING RESOURCES

Aging Well Text Chapter 4https://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/23190

NASW Standards for Social Work Services in Long Term Care Facilities– https://www.socialworkers.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=cwW7lzBfYxg%3D&portalid=0 

A Day in the Life of a Nursing Home Social Worker https://anha.org/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-nursing-home-social-worker/

Despite Their Importance, Many Nursing Homes Lack Social Workers- 

https://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2019/07/26/despite-their-importance-many-nursing-homes-lack-social-workers/?sh=6807c75c2e5e

Elder Care Options for Senior Living Arrangements- https://www.caring.com/caregivers/elder-care-options-for-senior-living-arrangements/

Meaningful Relationships in Long Term Care — Helping Residents Make Their House a Home- https://www.socialworktoday.com/archive/JF19p18.shtml

How Cultural Attitudes Toward Aging Affect Senior Care-  https://www.aplaceformom.com/caregiver-resources/articles/how-different-cultures-care-for-seniors

Sample State Resources for Older Adults

California Department of Aging- https://aging.ca.gov/Programs_and_Services/

Texas Programs for Seniors and Aging- https://www.hhs.texas.gov/services/health/medicaid-chip/medicaid-chip-programs-services/programs-seniors-aging

Ohio Department of Aging https://aging.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/aging

SWK206-HUMAN BEHAVIOR & SOCIAL ENVIRO I 

Lesson 15 Discussion

Read the vignette on Alaina at the beginning of your textbook on Late Adulthood and answer the following questions:

What do you feel are the most important aspects (physical development, attachment, sexual development, etc) to consider for this client? Why? 

Lesson 16 Discussion

Choose one theory of aging, define and discuss. Provide a real-life example that supports your chosen theory. Length expectation is a 1-page minimum (200 words).

SWK207-HUMAN BEHAVIOR & SOCIAL ENVIRO II 

Lesson 15 Discussion

Choose one of the following articles to read. Briefly summarize the article for your classmates. Then, post your initial reaction/thoughts on the article. How is the subject of the article relevant to what you learned this semester? The original post should be a minimum of 1 page (200 words). 

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/07/21/538598008/judge-promises-reduced-jail-time-if-tennessee-inmates-get-vasectomies

 https://www.npr.org/2015/08/21/433478728/one-lawyers-fight-for-young-blacks-and-just-mercy

https://www.npr.org/2016/11/30/503825338/what-food-stamps-and-drunk-driving-stats-have-to-do-with-each-other

https://www.npr.org/2018/06/06/617676310/california-voters-recall-judge-who-gave-brock-turner-a-6-month-sentence

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/09/09/759031061/positive-childhood-experiences-may-buffer-against-health-effects-of-adverse-ones

https://www.npr.org/2013/05/15/180300236/stay-at-home-dads-breadwinner-moms-and-making-it-all-work

https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2018/07/10/flint-water-crisis-poisoned-city

https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2018/07/10/flint-water-crisis-poisoned-city

 

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