Community Consultation Report on an Adult Daycare Centre

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Essay #: 058300
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Community Consultation Report on an Adult Daycare Centre
Queen Omorodion
#210094993
HH/NURS 4120
March 16, 2010.
Introduction
The community at Cummer Lodge for the Aged in North York, an adult daycare centre, is made up of geriatric clients. The target group consists of elderly clients who have Alzheimer’s disease. This group also suffers from a variety of other chronic conditions, and experiences problems related to aging, such as losses, lack of social support, and increasing dependence on others (Martin, 2008). At the same time, a focus on strengths reveals that these people manage well and maintain a certain quality of life despite this degenerative disease. Through the use of partnership and focus groups, I was able to promote the...
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.....agnosed with Parkinson’s disease. She makes use of community services and is grateful for the care. Her husband is in the first stage of the disease and she finds it difficult to learn exactly what to expect as the disease progresses.
Week 7: February 25, 2010
One woman said that when he was growing up in Nova Scotia, the physical conditions were incredible. She could not wait to get away because of the cold and blizzards. She said that as she looked back, she realized that everyone still regarded nature as a friend and as benevolent. She looks upon her painful chronic arthritis in the same way. She said that what helps her cope is that she does not look upon her illness as an enemy. Her spiritual beliefs also help to cope with the illness.