Bridging the Gap in Care
Support for patients and their families as they come to terms with their diagnosis.
Age Group : 14-16,16+
Subject : Health & Social Care
Topic : Mental Health, Care for Older Individuals, Understanding Common Illnesses, Diseases and Disorders
Keywords : Alzheimer's, Dementia, Care needs of individuals, Elderly, Promoting quality care and communication
Notes : • Task could involve a discussion about Simon's role and personal qualities he may he needs to have in order to carry out his work. How does the a) patient and b) carer benefit from his support? • Ask students to create an information sheet on dementia, outlining features of the disorder, its effects and treatments available for sufferers.• Use in Unit 1 GCSE Health, Social care and Children's services (Care needs of individuals - the elderly); Unit 2 - Human Growth and Development (Life changes and sources and support); Unit 1 GCE Promoting Quality Care and Communication.
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