Assess the home for safety hazards and sanitation concerns.
Assessment should include
- using a checklist to identify
- environmental hazards (e.g., electrical hazards, cooking hazards, concerns regarding cleaning supplies, trip and slip hazards, weather-related hazards, concerns regarding waste management and biohazards)
- sanitation concerns (e.g., hand-washing, food handling and storage)
- identifying characteristics around the home (e.g., exterior walkways, steps, entry and egress, lighting, security systems)
- creating a report recommending corrective actions.
- Why is it important to assess the home for hazards?
- What is the difference between safety hazards and sanitation concerns?
- What can be some consequences if sanitation practices are not followed?
- How should assessment of safety and sanitation issues be recorded?
- How can communication between the family and the service provider be documented?
- What skills are required to understand how to correct safety hazards in the home?
- How can one obtain the needed skills to correct safety hazards in the home?
- What governing mandates are associated with safety and sanitation in the home?
- What form of documentation can be used to show that safety and sanitation problems have been resolved?
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.
The student will write in a variety of forms to include persuasive/argumentative reflective, interpretive, and analytic with an emphasis on persuasion/argumentation.
- Apply components of a recursive writing process for multiple purposes to create a focused, organized, and coherent piece of writing to address a specific audience and purpose.
- Produce arguments in writing that develop a thesis to demonstrate knowledgeable judgments, address counterclaims, and provide effective conclusions.
- Use a variety of rhetorical strategies to clarify and defend a position organizing claims, counterclaims, and evidence in a sustained and logical sequence.
- Blend multiple forms of writing including embedding a narrative to produce effective essays.
- Adapt evidence, vocabulary, voice, and tone to audience, purpose, and situation.
- Use words, phrases, clauses, and varied syntax to connect all parts of the argument creating cohesion from the information presented.
- Revise writing for clarity of content, depth of information, and technique of presentation.
- Write and revise to a standard acceptable both in the workplace and in postsecondary education.
- Write to clearly describe personal qualifications for potential occupational or educational opportunities.
The student will self- and peer-edit writing for Standard English.
- Use complex sentence structure to infuse sentence variety in writing.
- Edit, proofread, and prepare writing for intended audience and purpose.
- Use a style manual, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA), to apply rules for punctuation and formatting of direct quotations.
Other Related Standards
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National Programs in Action
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Analyze the impact of conditions that could influence the well-being of individuals and families.
Analyze management and living environment issues of individuals and family conditions that influence their well-being.