Your instructor will inform you of which one of the above they would like you to do. The demonstration/observation will cover one of the unit’s elements. The observation/demonstration will take place either in the workplace or the training environment, depending on the task to be undertaken and whether it is an observation or demonstration. Your instructor will ensure you are provided with the correct equipment and/or materials to complete the task. They will also inform you of how long you have to complete the task. You should be able to demonstrate you can: 1. Demonstrate commitment to empowerment for people with disability 2. Foster human rights 3. Facilitate choice and self-determination
P a g e | 5 Activities Activity 1A Estimated Time 25 Minutes Objective To provide you with an opportunity to identify changes in the legal, political and social frameworks within which the work is undertaken. Activity Explain the roles of the following: Disability Services Act 1986 Disability Discrimination Act 1992 Name three other items of legislation and agreements.
P a g e | 6 Activity 1B Estimated Time Minutes Objective To provide you with an opportunity to identify ways society can affect the level of impairment experienced by a person with disability. Activity Name five conflicts which were identified in Erik Erikson’s study of psychosocial development.
P a g e | 7 Activity 1C Estimated Time 30 Minutes Objective To provide you with an opportunity to reflect on personal values and attitudes regarding disability and acknowledge their potential impact when working in disability contexts. Activity Outline some of the myths surrounding disabilities and the corresponding facts. Myth Fact
P a g e | 8 Activity 1D Estimated Time 20 Minutes Objective To provide you with an opportunity to develop and adjust own approaches to facilitate empowerment. Activity What different client requirements require an adapted approach to client interactions?
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P a g e | 10 Activity 2A Estimated Time 30 Minutes Objective To provide you with an opportunity to assist the person with disability to understand their rights. Activity Outline the purpose of the National Disability Strategy and its aims.
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P a g e | 12 Activity 2B Estimated Time 1 Hour Objective To provide you with an opportunity to deliver services that ensure the rights and needs of the person are upheld in the context of person-centeredness. Activity How can you ensure that people with disabilities contribute and are heard in society? How are their rights established?
P a g e | 13 Activity 2C Estimated Time 30 Minutes Objective To provide you with an opportunity to ensure the cultural needs of the person are identified, accepted and upheld. Activity What are the rights of clients and colleagues and how are they enforced? How can you adapt to individual differences of clients and colleagues?
P a g e | 14 Activity 2D Estimated Time 30 Minutes Objective To provide you with an opportunity to identify breaches of human rights and respond and report according to organisation procedures.