the house. She appears confused and aimlessly wandering in the garden, incessantly moving pot plants around and accusing the next door neighbour of stealing them. a. List the behaviours of concern exhibited by Beth. b. Which behaviours if exhibited by Beth would you consider a risk to yours and other’s personal safety? c. Using your workplace procedures as a guide, discuss the management strategies you have used to manage behavior of concern with a client with dementia. Include in your answer: Its effectiveness Any assistance provided before during or after Evaluation of the management strategy Future plans Refer to the needs driven behavior model d. What could the potential triggers for these behaviors of concern have been? e. In what ways could the other members of your team be of value when caring for clients with dementia? Developed by Enhance Your Future Pty Ltd 8 CHCAGE005 - Provide support to people living with dementia Version 1.1 Course code and name
f. In what ways could you provide support to Beth’s husband in this instance? g. Following your workplace procedures, what reports or documentation would need to be completed following care of Beth on this day? h. Detail how you would complete the documentation in line with your organisation’s procedures relating the collection storage and dissemination of information. i. What possible impacts could Beth’s illness have on Syd or other family members? 3. Peter moves in with family After experiencing a number of health problems, Peter (85 years old) has recently moved in with his son Joe and daughter-in-law Alyssa in an up-and-coming subdivision just outside of the city. In recent months, Peter has experienced a number of health concerns, including some falls and frequent problems remembering things. Doctors think Peter might be showing signs of dementia. Lately, Peter has noticed that he has not been receiving his mail as he did when he lived by himself. Peter asked Joe if he has noticed anything about the missing mail. Joe assures him that when the mail is delivered to the mailbox at the end of their road, he makes sure to collect and open all of Peter’s mail to ensure it is handled promptly. This makes Peter uneasy. He feels he is completely capable of dealing with his own mail and does not feel that Joe needs to do it for him. However since he has recently moved in with Joe and is relying on Joe to help him with some of his day-to-day tasks, Peter is fearful of confronting his son and hurting his new living arrangement. a. Do you see any signs of possible abuse? If so, what types of abuse? Developed by Enhance Your Future Pty Ltd 9 CHCAGE005 - Provide support to people living with dementia Version 1.1 Course code and name
b. How should you provide support services to an older person when suspected or confirmed abuse is occurring? c. How should you provide services to the client when the alleged perpetrator is integral to the older person’s life? d. Detail the strategies you have in place to monitor how stressful situations have a personal impact on you as a worker.
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