Activity:Complete the following individually or in a group (as applicable to the specific activity and the assessment environment).Explain how you would assess risk minimisation strategies with the older person and carer.
Implement interventions with older people at risk - CHCAGE004 Activity 4D Objective: To provide you with an opportunity to discuss feedback from the older person and carer with supervisor and/or or relevant health professional. Oral activity: Complete the following individually or in a group (as applicable to the specific activity and the assessment environment). In pairs perform the following oral activity, taking turns to act as support/care worker and as the relevant health professional: Discuss feedback with a relevant health professional from a risk assessment meeting with an older person and their carer. You should determine how to proceed with strategies in place to keep risk minimised. This can be a scenario of your choosing (simulated exercise). During the home visit of client with Alzheimer Ema(Health Professional): Hi Rhoda (carer), how is Purieh doing now? Rhoda(carer): well she still have some bruises because she sometimes forget that she left the box beside her bed and so she accidentally hurt herself Ema: have you seen some positive outcome on the strategies we discuss before? Rhoda: Oh yes!, right now she just have some minor bruises and she didn’t have any fall incident. Ema: That’s great, is the strategy hard to be maintained? Rhoda: well, not really .However I am having troubled with her whenever she rushes fast near kitchen area. Ema: you must worry that she accidentally be caught into holding sharp or might hurt because of sharp or pointed objects in the kitchen? Rhoda: Yes Ema: we will still have to maintain the strategy that we have, we need to hide those hazard materials that she may see and encounter. We may also put some yellow and red tags to warn her that that area need you to be with her and she might need to be extra careful Rhoda: well, that’s great strategy.
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