Develop a PowerPoint presentation of 15-18 slides, addressing clinical issues in the elderly and neglect
Assignment: Special Issues with Vulnerables
Assignment: Special Issues with Vulnerable Adults and the Elderly
Develop a PowerPoint presentation of 15-18 slides, addressing clinical issues in the elderly and neglect and abuse of dependent adults and the elderly. Create speaker notes for each of the slides. Include the following in your presentation:
Part 1: Clinical Issues (cognitive decline, depression, anxiety, substance use, etc.)
Physical consequence of the clinical issue
Emotional consequences of the clinical issue
Cognitive consequence of the clinical issue.
Spiritual consequences of the clinical issue
Part 2: Abuse and Neglect
Common forms of vulnerable adult and elderly neglect.
Warning signs of vulnerable adult and elderly abuse.
Legal and ethical considerations for reporting abuse and/or neglect of vulnerable adults and the elderly.
In addition, include slides for a title, introduction, conclusion, and references (four slides minimum).
Include a minimum of four scholarly references in your presentation.
Include speaker notes below each content-related slide that represent what would be said if giving the presentation in person. Expand upon the information included in the slide and do not simply restate it. Please ensure the speaker notes include a minimum of 50 words.
Environmental health in emergencies
Environmental health in emergencies.
Health care facilities
Vulnerability is the degree to which a population, individual or organization is unable to anticipate, cope with, resist and recover from the impacts of disasters.Environmental health in emergencies and disasters: a practical guide. (WHO, 2002)
Children, pregnant women, elderly people, malnourished people, and people who are ill or immunocompromised, are particularly vulnerable when a disaster strikes, and take a relatively high share of the disease burden associated with emergencies. Poverty – and its common consequences such as malnutrition, homelessness, poor housing and destitution – is a major contributor to vulnerability.
The following resources deal specifically with the environmental health issues affecting vulnerable groups.