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  • Joined: Apr 2007
  • Location: Sydney
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Tue Apr 17, 2007 9:04 pm Last edited Apr 17, 2007, 09:17 pm Update #1

Hi this is my 4th month in studying aged care nursing certificate III, I have an assessment which is a case senario and questions its to do with communication and interaction with clients I'm stuck on this i would appreciate it if anyone could help me with this if so just let me know whether to post the case senario and questions.

modified: Tuesday 17 April 2007 9:20:05 pm - Kate1982



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Apr 21, 2007, 11:26 am

Hi this is my question if anyone is able to help me pls i would appreciate it very much.

Case Senario

Mrs Salakas is an 84 yr old woman who has been diagnosed with diabetes and osteoporosis.
Mrs Salakas originally migrated to Australia from Greece 40 years ago.
She is a widow and currently lives with her daughter and grand daughter, in an apartment which is
accessed by two flights of stairs. The daughter works full time and is the primary income earner supporting the family.

Mrs Salakas has difficulty with mobility. She rarely leave the apartment because of the difficulties she experiences with stairs.
She has lost contact with other members of the local Greek community.


1: Identifying Services to Assist a client

* Identify a range of services that might be available to assist Mrs Salakas to maintain independance and well being.
*Who would assess Mrs Salakas' eligibility for each of these services?

2: Interacting with the client

How would you present this information to Mrs Salakas and her daughter? In your response demonstrate your understanding of the following:

*Your own role and responsibilities
*Client Rights
*Appropriate attitudes towards client and carer
*Understanding of the clients physical and psychosocial needs
*understanding of the risks associated with Mrs Salakas current circumstances and appropriate preventative strategies.



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  • Joined: Mar 2005
  • Location: Adelaide
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Apr 21, 2007, 10:04 pm

Hi Kate,

similar questions have been discussed before.

Have a read of this forum and it will give you some ideas about preparing an assignment.

It seems from reading your scenario that it doesn't require a lot of planning work, just map out the answers to your questions and start writing them out. Once you get started it should start to flow.

Good luck



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Apr 22, 2007, 09:59 pm Last edited Apr 22, 2007, 09:59 pm update #1

Need help please... i have an assessment and there is a question that can't find definite it is..

Question: In what document would you find the guidelines for reporting a fall?

Please help.

Thank you.

modified: Monday 23 April 2007 6:04:17 pm - jAy



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Jun 12, 2007, 02:37 pm

Hi am doing the Mrs Slakas senario and am not sure on what to do I have read it a thousand times and i just don't know if I am doing the right thing? Can anyone help.

Thanks Nadine

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  • Joined: May 2007
  • Location: Brisbane
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Jun 13, 2007, 10:59 am

Hi jAy,

Try this for an answer to your question - Guidelines for reporting a fall? The POLICY and PROCEDURES MANUAL should contain this informationand what actions to take.

I hope this is right and of assistance to you.




  • Joined: Jan 2008
  • Location: wagga wagga
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Jan 05, 2008, 12:18 pm

hi kate

i am stuck on the same question hoing you can help me.

please email on seevikki@hotmail.comi only have 15 days to finish my study

regards vikki



  • Joined: Apr 2008
  • Location: Illawarra NSW
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Apr 22, 2008, 05:07 pm

Dear Vikki, Kate1982 and Chloe

How did you go on doing your Scenario??????

I am also doing the Mrs Salakas scenario and have to present the information as a written report .I am totally at a loss as our teacher hasnt explained to us how to do a written report and our assessment is due this Monday .

Any help would be greatly appreciated

Cheers Gem

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