# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1781491967

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Distinguish facts from stereotypes and myths regarding older adults and the aging process.

Definition

Distinguishing should include
  • decline of cognitive abilities
  • loss of physical abilities (e.g., hearing, vision, continence)
  • lack of concern for appearance
  • decline of sexuality
  • stereotypes of clients receiving home health care
  • stereotypes based on cultural differences.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why do stereotypes about older adults exist?
  • What are some examples of how society stereotypes older adults?
  • How does accepting stereotypes and myths get in the way of providing individualized quality care?
  • Why is it important to distinguish facts from stereotypes and myths about older adults?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

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