LTC 328 Entire course Legal Perspectives in Aging DOWNLOAD HERELTC 328 weeks 1-5 Legal Perspectives in AgingEntire courseWeek1IndividualLetter to the EditorIn your local newspaper, an article was written about the crimes and harmsperpetrated against the older population and the lack of protection for many ofthem. The article ends with the question, “Who is responsible for protecting theseindividuals?”Resources: Letter to the Editor Grading Criteria located on your student websiteWrite a 700- to 1,050-word letter to the editor explaining what responsibilitiessociety has for protecting the rights of older adults.Choose three of the questions below to address in your letter:· When should families be responsible for related older adults? When should theynot? Does this only pertain to immediate family members?· When should friends or acquaintances be responsible? What if their choices goagainst the family’s wishes?· When should hospitals, community service organizations, or other long-termcare facilities be allowed to make major decisions for older adult individuals?· When should the government be responsible for making important decisions?How involved should the government be in protecting the individual?· Is there ever a circumstance when an older adult does not need outsideprotection? When would that be? Explain your answers.Week 2Individual
Rights and Documents MatrixWhen working with aging adults, it is crucial that you understand their rights.Some documents were created to maintain and protect their rights. Knowing whatthese documents are, whom the documents help, and what purpose thedocuments serve is extremely helpful. You use a matrix to create a quick-reference guide for your convenience.Resources: Rights and Documents Matrix Grading Criteria located on yourstudent websiteComplete the matrix located on your student website. In the matrix, you mustdescribe various legal documents, identify who might need such documents, anddescribe how these documents affect the rights of older adults and their lovedones.Week 3IndividualCase Study ComplaintsNationwide Training, a company specializing in developing and deliveringspecialized training programs, has been asked to create a module regarding agediscrimination to be used in various states and in many different organizations.The company has hired you to help develop this program and to ensure that theinformation presented in it is accurate and factual. The company has given you alist of case studies to be used for the training.Resources: Case Study Complaints Grading Criteria located on your studentwebsite.Read the case studies and identify instances of age discrimination. Identify thetype of age discrimination—housing, employment, education, and so on—and theissues at hand.Write a 200-word sample letter of complaint for each case that the peopleinvolved in each case might write. In your complaint letters, include which type ofdiscrimination is being addressed, the relevant issues from the case, and theapplicable laws intended to protect against such abuses.Week 4Learning TeamComparison Brochure
You have been given the task of talking about different types of long-term careentities to a group of older adults. Make a brochure, to be given out to those inattendance, which will provide a look at private, nonprofit, and public entities.Resources: Comparison Brochure Grading Criteria located on your studentwebsiteCreate a brochure comparing private, nonprofit, and public entities. In yourbrochure, address the following:· What are the legal differences?· What are the service differences?· How is the certification process different?· How is the accreditation process different?· How are the entities audited?· Why is this information important to those who may need services?Week 5Learning TeamAbuse and Advocacy PresentationResources: Abuse and Advocacy Presentation Grading CriteriaChoose three types of abuse that you will cover in your presentation:· Physical abuse· Sexual abuse· Emotional or psychological abuse· Neglect· Exploitation or financial abusePrepare a 15- to 20-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with detailedspeaker notes. In your presentation, address the following:· Describe each type of abuse and what fits within that category· Provide statistics about the prevalence of each type of abuse.
· What advocacy services are available for older adults? Does everyone have thesame access to these services? Explain why or why not.· What is the role of advocacy in protecting the rights of older adults?· Describe Elder Law Services. How can these services help protect the rights ofolder adults?