Adult Day Health Care Center Essay

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1. The first few weeks of internship, at Ramona Adult Day Health Care Center (ADHC) located in Baldwin Park, Mr. Talib Abdullah, the social work field instructor, provided information about the center, such as their mission and the services ADHC offered to their participants. He also mentioned what was expected from the intern student. The first activity involved was to identify what kind of population the center served. It was rapidly identified that ADHC served participants from middle adulthood (approximately 40 to 65 years) to late adulthood (65 years and beyond). The majority of the participants served were Filipino. It was also detected that the second major groups were Hispanics and Latinos. Caucasian and Black participants were present, however, they were only a few. It was later required to be introduced as the new social worker intern and socialize with the participants. Feeling of anxiety arose when introducing personal. Communication was essential in assisting and getting to know the participants, however, there were a few language barriers with the Filipino group. Their primary language was Tagalog with limited English. Training on how to file documentation of the participants was provided. Mr. Abdullah gave instruction on how to file properly. Documents that were being filed were only from the social services department. For instance, flow sheets, narrative notes, assessments, and reassessments. Guidelines on how to assess and reassess participant were given
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