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LTC 328 Entire Class Purchase Here: Week 1: Individual Assignment Letter to the Editor In your local newspaper, an article was written about the crimes and harms perpetrated against the older population and the lack of protection for many of them. The article ends with the question, “Who is responsible for protecting these individuals?� Resources: Letter to the Editor Grading Criteria located on your student website Write a 700- to 1,050-word letter to the editor explaining what responsibilities society has for protecting the rights of older adults. Choose three of the questions below to address in your letter: When should families be responsible for related older adults? When should they not? Does this only pertain to immediate family members? When should friends or acquaintances be responsible? What if their choices go against the family’s wishes? When should hospitals, community service organizations, or other long-term care facilities be allowed to make major decisions for older adult individuals? When should the government be responsible for making important decisions? How involved should the government be in protecting the individual? Is there ever a circumstance when an older adult does not need outside protection? When would that be? Explain your answers. DQ 1: Explain the responsibilities of individuals for protecting the rights of older adults. DQ 2: Identify the rights of older adults and their loved ones DQ 3: What types of legal documents are available that affect the rights of adults?

Week 2: Individual Assignment Rights and Documents Matrix When working with aging adults, it is crucial that you understand their rights. Some documents were created to maintain and protect their rights. Knowing what these documents are, whom the documents help, and what purpose the documents serve is extremely helpful. You use a matrix to create a quickreference guide for your convenience. Resources: Rights and Documents Matrix Grading Criteria located on your student website Complete the matrix located on your student website. In the matrix, you must describe various legal documents, identify who might need such documents, and describe how these documents affect the rights of older adults and their loved ones. DQ 1: Identify instances of age discrimination. DQ 2: Describe Elder Law Services. Please give specific examples. Week 3: Individual Assignment Case Study Complaints Nationwide Training, a company specializing in developing and delivering specialized training programs, has been asked to create a module regarding age discrimination to be used in various states and in many different organizations. The company has hired you to help develop this program and to ensure that the information presented in it is accurate and factual. The company has given you a list of case studies to be used for the training. Resources: Case Study Complaints Grading Criteria located on your student website. Read the case studies and identify instances of age discrimination. Identify the type of age discrimination—housing, employment, education, and so on—and the issues at hand. Write a 200-word sample letter of complaint for each case that the people involved in each case might write. In your complaint letters, include which type of discrimination is being addressed, the relevant issues from the case, and the applicable laws intended to protect against such abuses. DQ 1: Discuss legal differences between private, nonprofit and public entities.

DQ 2: Do you think private, nonprofit or public entities offer the best services? Explain why DQ 3: What is the difference between licensure and certification? Week 4: Assignment Comparison Brochure You have been given the task of talking about different types of long-term care entities to a group of older adults. Make a brochure, to be given out to those in attendance, which will provide a look at private, nonprofit, and public entities. Resources: Comparison Brochure Grading Criteria located on your student website Create a brochure comparing private, nonprofit, and public entities. In your brochure, address the following:

What are the legal differences? What are the service differences? How is the certification process different? How is the accreditation process different? How are the entities audited? Why is this information important to those who may need services? DQ 1: Describe the types of abuse against the aging population. DQ 2: Why is abuse common among the older population? DQ 3:

Provide one example of fraud perpetrated by or against the older population. What are the affects of that fraud? Week 5: Assignment Abuse and Advocacy Presentation Resources: Abuse and Advocacy Presentation Grading Criteria Choose three types of abuse that you will cover in your presentation: Physical abuse Sexual abuse Emotional or psychological abuse Neglect Exploitation or financial abuse Prepare a 15- to 20-slide Microsoft速 PowerPoint速 presentation with detailed speaker notes. In your presentation, address the following: Describe each type of abuse and what fits within that category Provide statistics about the prevalence of each type of abuse. What advocacy services are available for older adults? Does everyone have the same access to these services? Explain why or why not. What is the role of advocacy in protecting the rights of older adults? Describe Elder Law Services. How can these services help protect the rights of older adults? DQ 1: How have advocacy services affected the care and treatment of the aging population? DQ 2: What advocacy services are available for older adults in your communities? DQ 3: How do you see advocacy programs changing in the next 10 years? Explain why?

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