Opportunities for community participation and social inclusion

Disability Questions
March 14, 2019
Community Participation Questions
March 14, 2019

Opportunities for community participation and social inclusion

For this assessment you will need to perform the following and submit in a professional, word processed, format. For the questions you are required to provide long answers of approximately 8 typed lines which equals 100 words

You will use your workplace client assessment documents to complete part of this activity.

1. For this task you are required to produce a poster or flyer appropriate for display in a community service facility which identifies at least four different opportunities for community participation and social inclusion for people with disabilities, in your local area.

For each of the opportunities you have identified for community participation, describe the interests, abilities and requirements that are associated with the activities, as well as any other information that interested clients would like to know.

Also note if there are any cultural and religious needs that may impact on participating in the opportunity.

a. Identify four barriers you may come across for each opportunity identified. Detail a strategy to address and monitor the identified barriers.

2. Identify a client you currently support who has complex needs. If you do not currently support clients, create a fictional character for this activity. Give a brief description of your client including:

Age

Abilities

Interests

Support needs

Preferences

Behaviour of concern (if any)

Cultural/religious affiliation

a. Give 3 examples of services, activities or groups in your local community that your client may benefit from. Provide the details of each including a description of each service, its contact information as well as how you came to decide each activity/group was suitable to your client.

b. Identify for each service you have chosen, the additional requirements you may need to organise in order for your client’s to access these specific services.

c. Identify any barriers your client may have with each of the services identified.

i. In what ways could you address these barriers in order for your client to be able to participate?

ii. How will you determine if these strategies have worked, and if they haven’t, what would you do?

d. Detail any considerations to the activities you may need to be aware of in order to support the client’s cultural needs or religion.

e. Explain the importance of collaboration with the client in situations such as these.

f. Explain how the client’s individualised plan should be used when identifying and implementing activities and services for your client.

g. Document the strategies you used to encourage and assist the inclusion of your client in external activities and programs.

h. Describe why feedback would be an important part of the process. Include the key people involved in the feedback process, and why.

i. Detail using your organisation’s policies and procedures, how you would review the entire process from start to finish.

j. Specific to this client, in what circumstances might you need to seek assistance or expert advice?

k. Why do you think it is important for your client to be socially involved and included?