PSYX 233 Where People Live: 29 Sep-1 Oct
PSYX 233 Where People Live: 29 Sep-1 Oct PSYX 233 - 01
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Date Created: 10/17/15
Where People Live 29 September 1 October Person Environment lnteraction BxPE 0 Behavior is a function of both person and environment 0 A person39s perception of the environment is most important subjective Competence The theoretical upper limit of a person39s capacity to function 0 Biological health sensoryperceptual functions motorcognitive skills ego Environmental Press demands from environment placed on a person 0 Any combination of physical interpersonal or social factors Competence and Environmental Press Approach Behavior depends on one s competence level in an environment with a particular level of environmental press 0 Behavior is place on a continuum either observable behavior and affect or feelings o Adaptation level balance between environmental press and level of competence Best is low press high competence o The less competent you are the more impact the environment has The Congruence Model people search for environments that best meet their needs 0 When needs match the environment one feels content and satis ed 0 Limitations occur in terms of environment one s freedom or one s perceived freedom Everyday Competence one s potential ability to perform a wide range of activities considered essential for independent living 0 Antecedents Individual and sociocultural factors 0 Components lntraindividual Within one person and contextual factors 0 Mechanisms factors that moderate the way in which competence is expressed Aging in Place balances environmental press and competence through selection and compensation 0 Ability to maintain independence 0 Feeling quotat homequot is a major aspect o Cluster housing living with people experiencing similar changes Deciding the best option factors to take into account 0 Cognitive or physical impairment severity of impairment 0 Ability of family and friend supportcare 0 Home modi cation options structural modi cation adult day care congregate housing Assisted LivingNursing Homes Assisted Living Facilities provide supportive living arrangements for people who need assistance with personal care and do not need 24 hour care 0 Like single family housing emphasized personal control choice dignity autonomy 0 Meet residents39 routine services and special needs 0 Generally smaller cost less than nursing homes Nursing Homes House largest number of older adults in longterm care provide 24 hour care strictly regulated by states 0 Only 5 adults over 65 are in longterm care facilities 0 50 people past 85 spend at least some time in a longterm care facility 0 Two types of nursing homes skilled care and intermediate care facilities 0 Typical nursing home resident Very old European American widowed females that are nancially disadvantaged and possibly without living children Cost of care averaging 53000year partly covered by MedicareMedicaidinsurance o More than 80 placements in nursing homes are due to health 0 Goal is to nd optimal level of environmental support for people with relatively low levels of competence Quality of life Quality of care Safety Patronizing Speech Inappropriate speech based on stereotypes on incompetence and dependence lnfantilization Secondary baby talk unwarranted use of a person39s rst name terms of endearment simpli ed expression short imperatives assumption recipient has no memory cajoling as a way to demand compliance Patient Self Determination Act PSDA requires people to complete advanced care planning when admitted to a health care facility that receives Medicare and Medicaid funds 0 Requires facility to Maintain written policies and procedures regarding advance directives Document the completion of advance directives in the person39s medical chart Comply with state law regarding implementation of advance directives Provide staffcommunity education about advance directives New Directions for Nursing Homes 0 The Eden Alternative views skilled care environments as habitats for people rather than as facilities for the frail Approaches care from the perspective of protecting the dignity of each person based on ten principles Pg 174 in book 0 Green House Project Grounded in the Eden Alternative aims at providing a small homelike environment to older adults who need skilled care Only 610 residents Emphasizing participation in one s own care Viable alternative to large nursing homes 0 The Pioneer Network Focus on changing culture of aging in America irrespective of where older adults live Respects older adults and providing maximal supportive environments 0 Successful programs indicate older adults need to be convinced of bene ts and aspects most valued by adults therefore must be emphasized
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