TASKSUMMARY:In this role play you will need to work with a potential HACC client to determine herneeds and give her information on available services. Following the role play you will need to answer a set of verbal questions.WHATDOI NEEDINORDERTOCOMPLETETHISASSESSMENT?Your assessor to play the role of Brenda.WHENDOI DOTHISASSESSMENT?You will do this task in the classroom.Write in your due date as advised by your assessor: _________________________________WHATDOI NEEDTODOIFI GETSOMETHINGWRONG?If your assessor sees that you have not shown appropriate skills or knowledge, they will give you somefeedback and you will need to do the specific task again.INSTRUCTIONS:BRENDABrenda is 85 years old. She has recently had a knee replacement following a fall. She has indicated the following concerns to the community nurse:She is worried about falling again.She doesn’t feel safe in the shower.She doesn’t know how she is going to be able to keep her house and garden clean and tidy.She needs to attend physiotherapy twice a week; her daughter can take her on Tuesdays but Brenda cannot get there on Thursdays as her daughter works She is very isolated as she can’t get out and about like she used to – it is too far for her to walk to the bus stop. She used to go to the church on Sunday’s, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Also she used to go shopping and visiting friends on other daysShe can’t be bothered cooking meals for herself so she tends to eat sandwiches, biscuits and cake Brenda has a fear of fireShe is very scared that she will be put in a home. She couldn’t bear to leave her home of 50 years.You work for New Greens Aged Care.In this role play you are to tell Brenda (who will be played by your assessor) what services are available through the HACC program that will help her with her needs.
Your assessor will be looking to see that you:Clearly and accurately explain the HACC program to Brenda.Talk to Brenda about:how her changed circumstances have affected her ability to perform activities of daily livingher physical and psychosocial needs.the type of support that can be given how she feels about the support optionshow important it is that she shares responsibility for her own supportthe rights she will have as a recipient of HACC serviceshow she will be assessed and her involvement in decision makingher interests and ways in which she can continue to participate in normal activities as much as she canaids and equipment that could assist her with her activities of daily livingsafety and security issues.