Identify ways to facilitate independence of older adults who need assistance.
Identification should include
- home modification
- retraining and employment
- educational and recreational activities
- socialization activities (including volunteerism)
- community resources.
- How can one encourage an older client to care for himself/herself?
- What can a professional do to give an older client the opportunity to make decisions for himself/herself?
- What are the benefits to an older client when he/she maintains independence?
- In what ways might a human services professional help an older adult retain independence?
- How would a human services professional communicate the importance of an older adult continuing to make decisions concerning his/her life?
- What are appropriate ways to make necessary and useful human services referrals?
- Why is it important to have proper training to assist clients with daily living activities?
- What role should community resources play in the training of families and human services providers?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
- Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
- Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
- Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
Other Related Standards
FCCLA National Programs
Community Service: Lead
Community Service: Learn
Community Service: Serve
Families First: Families Today
Families First: Meet the Challenge
Families First: You-Me-Us
Power of One: A Better You
Power of One: Family Ties
Power of One: Working on Working
FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)
Chapter Service Project Display
National Programs in Action
Public Policy Advocate
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Analyze community-networking opportunities in family and human services.
Analyze the impact of conditions that could influence the well-being of individuals and families.
Describe needs and accommodations for people with a variety of conditions that could affect their well-being.
Demonstrate ways to provide support that validates the participants' capabilities and right to privacy, dignity, and autonomy.