Sociology

A wealthy older woman is facing nursing home placement but her family wants to keep her assets from being spent for her care to protect their inheritance. If she has fewer assets she will be eligible for medical assistance and her care will be free in a nursing home. The family asks you for advice.

What should the social worker do?

Don't use plagiarized sources. Get Your Custom Essay on
Sociology
Just from $13/Page
Order Essay

An older adult with many physical and cognitive problems adamantly insists on staying on in her own home despite her family’s wishes that she consider an assisted-living facility or a nursing home. The family cannot provide direct assistance but can pay for services. What should the social worker do? 2. An older adult may take longer to answer a direct question due to

a. neurological changes.

b. cardiovascular changes.

c. hearing and vision changes.

d. metabolic system changes

Professional supervision is critical to social workers but especially to those working with older adults because

a. many older clients will die and increase the likelihood of depression for the social worker.

b. older adults are the most difficult client population to work with.

c. every social worker will need to confront the reality of his or her own and family members’ aging.

d. there are few solutions to the problems of older adults.

 

Place Order
Grab A 14% Discount on This Paper
Pages (550 words)
Approximate price: -
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Try it now!

Grab A 14% Discount on This Paper

Total price:
$0.00

How it works?

Follow these simple steps to get your paper done

Place your order

Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.

Proceed with the payment

Choose the payment system that suits you most.

Receive the final file

Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.