HS 205 Week 4 Intervention, Treatment, and Care Plan Case Studies

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 HS 205 Week 4 Intervention, Treatment, and Care Plan Case Studies

Read and analyze the following scenarios:

CASE 1 – “Anna, a 72-year-old woman, has been living in the same home all of her adult life. She has been living alone since her husband of 30 years passed away 5 years prior. Recently, she has displayed behaviors that require 24-hour skilled care (i.e. disrobing, forgetting to take medications, refusing to bathe, inability to dress appropriately, and being verbally and physically aggressive toward her children). Anna’s son has decided to pursue long-term care services for his mother, but Anna is resistant to the idea.”

CASE 2 – “Valerie, a 50-year-old woman with Down syndrome, has expressed the desire to move out of the institution in which she has been living for the past 45 years and into the community. She also has expressed the desire to:




Work in the community


Participate in community activities


Get married and have children


Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that includes answers to the following questions:




What role(s) will human services professionals play in assisting each client to effectively work through their challenging situation?


Discuss the specific needs present in each case and then provide at least two specific resources within the community to assist each client.


Once you have identified available resources, discuss how they can aid in creating positive changes.


Identify the barriers that could surface and discuss how you would overcome the barriers identified.


What is the anticipated outcome of the human services professional’s intervention?


How would the human services professional best support the goals and objectives of Anna and Valerie?


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