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CHCAGE001 FACILITATE THE EMPOWERMENT OF OLDER PEOPLE (Written activity) 1. Methods to develop relationships with older people in the context of community services include; Conduct interpersonal exchange in a manner that promotes empowerment and develops and maintains trust and goodwill. Provide accurate information that will help them exercise choice and maximize independence to manage their own lives, understand their options and engage with and actively participate in their community. Recognize and respect older peoples social, cultural and spiritual differences by usbeing empathic, unbiased and non-judgmental. Maintain confidentially and privacy of the person within organizational policy and protocols Encourage the person to adopt a shared responsibility for own support as a means of achieving better health outcomes and quality of live. 2. In working in community services I plan to provide services to older people by: Identify and discuss services which empower the older person and support the older person to express their own identity and preferences without imposing own values and attitudes. Adjust services to meet the specific needs of the older person and provide services according to older person’s preferences Provide services according to organizational policies, procedures and duty of care 3. The following can be done to support the rights of older person: Assist the older person to understand their rights and the complaints mechanism of the organizations Deliver services ensuring the rights of the older person are upheld and identify breaches of human rights and respond appropriately Recognize signs consistent with financial, physical or emotional abuse or neglect of the older person and report to an appropriate person Assist the person to access other support services and the complaints mechanism as required 4. One can promote health and re-ablement of older people within the context of community services by: Encourage the older person to engage as actively as possible in all living activities and provide them with information and support to do so and assist the older person to recognize the impact that changes associated with ageing may have on their activities of living.
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Identify strategies and opportunities that maximise engagement and promote healthy lifestyle practices and work with the person to identify physical and social enablers and disablers impacting on health outcomes and quality of life Identify and utilise aids and modifications that promote individual strengths and capacities to assist with independent living in the older person’s environment Discuss situations of risk or potential risk associated with ageing 5. One’s attitude can affect the way one work with older people it enhances ones professionalism and ethical work practice.
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