Reinhard and Choula (2012) found African Americans and Hispanics face additional dilemmas as informal elder caregivers. During their research, diverse informal elder caregivers reported feeling invisible to formal eldercare and health care providers who they assumed would assist and respect them, as well as help them feel confident when providing support to their care recipients (Reinhard & Choula, 2012). Also, the authors’ research shows that diverse informal elder caregivers reported it atypical that someone would ask how they were doing, what their needs were, and how those needs might be addressed (Reinhard & Choula, 2012). Likewise, African American informal elder caregivers who participated in focus groups, shared when in health care
the proper nutrition that can lead to significant and noticeable weight loss. Physical elder abuse is a non-accidental use of force against an elderly person. Such abuse includes not only physical assaults such as hitting or shoving but the inappropriate use of drugs, restraints, or confinement. This type of neglect and abuse is also rarely reported, mostly because of the shame that is attached to it. Caregiver neglect can also occur because of dementia, this mental state of an elderly person can…
making elderly people vulnerable to ill-treatment and
abuse by carers and society as a whole.
In their Seminar on elder abuse, Mark Lachs and Karl
Pillemer look at prevalence, deﬁnitions, the evidence for
major risk factors and intervention strategies, and give
physicians a framework for how best to deal with
suspected maltreatment of elderly people. Elder abuse
has only recently been made a public issue, 30 years
after child abuse began to be tackled. Generally
environment alone or persons alone; rather each concept expresses a particular person; environment relationship, whether it is a positive or negative (Germaine & Gitterman 1989). I found that others specifically AARP and other agencies have developed an informal partnership that’s committed to providing support to grandparents raising grandchildren. This model lends itself to the Reflective Human Action Theory (Andrews, Mitisifer, Rehon and Vaughan, 1995), in that professional in the field of family and…
physical and mental health of the caregiver’s spouse and children. So, due to the lack of any direct evidence, only inferences could be speculated from the health history of the caregiver’s family and the effects of the health issues from the principal caregiver.
The empirics and details of family care of the elderly has been supported by the general stress model, which envisions family caregiving as being negative or as a burden (Warnes, 19993). In this citation, the current train of thought on…
Assessment 2 Aged Care
2 P/T November group L
26 April 2013
HLTEN515B Assessment 2 – Short Answer Questions
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programs to meet life event needs, ensuring that policies give employees as much control as
possible over their lives, and using flexible work practices (flextime, compressed workweek, reduced
workload, job sharing, work redesign, telecommuting and informal flexibility) as a strategy to meet the
needs of both business and employees.
Finally, and most important, it means making sure the organization's culture acknowledges that its
employees are whole people with important responsibilities outside…
research this target audience would be further narrowed into distinct segments, for example on the basis of their current behaviors, future intentions, readiness to change or other psychographic characteristics (Grier & Bryant, 2005).
The parents or caregivers of these children are the secondary audience. Given the influence they have over their child’s behaviors and attitudes, parents are frequently targeted as a secondary audience during social marketing campaigns (Schmitz, et al., 2002). Parents that…