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CHFD 3710& - CHFD 3710 The social model of health...

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CHFD 3710 The social model of health care defines health and care more broadly than does the medical model. Health in this model refers to more than the absence of disease. It refers to a person’s ability to function in the social world Family counseling, home health care, and adult day care all form part of the social world. Health care in this model most often takes place in the community This model includes health care professionals, but also social workers, counselors, and volunteers. The social model of health care suits an older population Activities of daily living (ADLs) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) refer to basic activities needed to live alone or to live a good quality of life. The high cost of hospital care led to a shift in Medicare payments Medicare and Medicaid ,for example, support home health care, but they often require nursing or therapy as part of the program Health care for older people has begun to shift toward the social model
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