Assessment 3: WORKING WITH OLDER ADULTS 1. ONE HEALTH TOPIC – Clearly identify one health-related topic (choose from any of the PHE1IDH weekly topics e.g., memory, pain, psychological disorders, health-risk behaviours) that you might be challenged by when working with Rosa. /5 marks REASONS WHY I WOULD FIND THIS CHALLENGING –

Assessment 3: WORKING WITH OLDER ADULTS

1. ONE HEALTH TOPIC –

Clearly identify one health-related topic (choose from any of the PHE1IDH weekly topics e.g., memory, pain, psychological disorders, health-risk behaviours) that you might be challenged by when working with Rosa. /5 marks

REASONS WHY I WOULD FIND THIS CHALLENGING –

(a) Why you have identified the health-related topic as most challenging to you. In your discussion consider and reflect on your thoughts, feelings, perceptions, attitudes, and behaviours. /20 marks

PAST PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND THEIR IMPACT ON ME –

(b) Think about your past experiences and consider/reflect on how these may be impacting why you feel this topic is so challenging. How has/is this personal experience impacted your thoughts, feelings, perceptions, attitudes, and behaviours with regard to your chosen health-related topic. /20 marks

MODIFICATIONS I CAN MAKE TO MYSELF –

(a) In the context of your chosen topic, reflect on the above responses and discuss how you might modify your thoughts, feelings, perceptions, attitudes, and/or behaviours to overcome the challenge the chosen health topic poses. as well as grow and better yourself as a health professional. /20 marks

SELF-CARE PRACTICES I CAN IMPLEMENT TO HELP ME –

Reflect and discuss several self-care practices that you could put in place to maintain your wellbeing when working with challenging clients such as Rosa.

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