LTC 310 Weeks 1-5 Social and Community Related Programs and Services DOWNLOAD HEREIndividualPrograms and Services MatrixResource: Programs and Services Matrix Grading CriteriaComplete University of Phoenix Material: Programs and Services Matrix, locatedon your student website.Use the matrix to identify five different types of programs or services available forlong-term care populations.Include a brief description of the program or service and identify whatpopulations may be in need of each.Indicate whether this type of service or program is available in your owncommunity and provide examples, if possible, of each.Week 2IndividualEvolution of Programs and Services PaperResource: Evolution of Programs and Services Paper Grading CriteriaWrite a 700- to 1,050- word paper about the evolution of programs and servicesfor aging populations over the last 50 years. Include the following:· An overview of how programs and services have evolved· Two examples of programs and services that have evolved and an explanationof the changes that have taken place· At least two referencesFormat your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Week 3Learning TeamCommunity Newsletter OutlineResource: University of Phoenix Material: Program or Service Observation Form,located on your student website; Community Newsletter Outline Grading CriteriaCreate a list of long-term care programs or services you would like to observe,such as home-delivered meals, fitness classes, or transportation assistance.Submit the list to your instructor for approval before making arrangements toconduct the observation. After receiving approval, contact the program or serviceprovider to schedule the observation as soon as possible.You will use the Observation Form for this task. The form is divided into fourcategories that will guide you in obtaining the information you need for yourproject. In the form, you will be asked to record information about therequirements that the program or service must adhere to, the public’s perceptionof the program or service, and the overall effectiveness of it. After conducting theobservations, the Learning Teams will create a Community Newsletter in whichthey will provide their local community with information regarding the long-termcare programs and services available to them. Team members will use theinformation from their observations to create the newsletter.Complete the Program or Service Observation Form to record your observationsof the program or service. Each team member must submit this form with the finalassignment.Note. Because these programs and services are designed for the public, you mayvisit as an interested observer and community resident or as a health careprofessional. If staff members do not welcome this type of visit, note this on theObservation Form, because relationships with the public are important aspects ofquality programs.Write an outline for your 1,400- to 1,750-word Community Newsletter detailingthe programs and services available in your communities, due in Week Five.Answer the following in your outline:· What programs or services did your team members visit? Provide a briefdescription of the programs or services.· Why did you choose these programs or services?· How will you obtain the following information for your Community Newsletter?
Note. You are not required to answer the questions at this time. Instead, focus onyour plan for obtaining the appropriate information that will be included in yournewsletter.o What specific long-term care programs and services are offered to thecommunity?o What are the differences between social and educational programs andservices? How do the services you observed fit into these categories?o How do the programs or services provide information to potential clients? Whatare their main methods of providing important information to the community?o How are these programs and services funded?o What effect do funding and reimbursement have on these services?o What licenses do these services have? What are some of the requirements forobtaining this licensure?o What are some current trends and issues in long-term care? How do theseprograms or services fit in with these trends and issues?Submit the outline to your instructor.Week 4IndividualNewServiceBrochureResource: New Service Brochure Grading CriteriaDevelop an idea for a new long-term care service or program that is not offeredin your community.Create a tri-fold brochure to market your idea. Answer the following in yourbrochure:· Why is the program or service beneficial?· What are the qualification requirements to be a recipient of this program orservice?· What will the program or service offer?Note. Brochures should be creative, informative, and interesting. You may includegraphics or pictures in your brochure.
Week 5Learning TeamCommunity NewsletterImagine that you and your teammates live in the same community and all of theprograms and services you observed are located in this community. However,most people in your community are not aware of these programs or services. Youhave decided to create an informational newsletter that will be sent to everyhousehold in the community. This newsletter must provide an overview of eachprogram or service your team observed.Resource: Community Newsletter Grading CriteriaWrite a 1,400- to 1,750- word newsletter to your community. Using yourobservations, provide details of the programs and services available in yourcommunity. Answer the following in your newsletter:· What specific long-term care programs and services are offered to thecommunity?· What are the differences between social and educational programs andservices? How do the services you observed fit into these categories?· How do the programs or services provide information to potential clients? Whatare their main methods of providing important information to the community?· How are these programs and services funded?· What effect do funding and reimbursement have on these services?· What licenses do these services have? What are some of the requirements forobtaining this licensure?· What are some current trends and issues in long-term care?· How do these programs or services fit in with these trends and issues?Note. Newsletters should be creative, informative, and interesting. You mayinclude graphics or pictures in your newsletter.Submit the Community Newsletter and Observation Forms to your instructor.