ERIC Number: ED164756
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Occupational Home Economics Education Series. Care and Independent Living Services for Aging. Competency Based Teaching Module.
Wheeler-Liston, Carol; And Others
This large training module is intended to help prepare home helpers or others who can provide direct care and can utilize resources to assist older persons. The document presents first a general discussion of the background and rationale behind a series of occupational home economics modules. In addition, the particular module on serving the aging is described in terms of rationale, job description, and career ladders and lattices for care and independent living. Directions to the teacher, a list of modules and competencies, and a series of assessment instruments are also included. The module itself is divided into nine sections and each follows the same format: table of contents, directions to the teacher, competencies, objectives, suggested strategies, references, and resources and two appendixes (learner information sheets and teacher information sheets). Modules are based on the following areas: (1) orientation to and evaluation of the course, (2) job opportunities and expectations for aging services, (3) understanding aging, (4) human relations skills, (5) meeting personal care needs, (6) nutrition and food handling for aging services, (7) meeting home management needs, (8) meeting health care needs, and (9) legal and ethical concerns. (For related documents see ED 155 380 and ED 155 383-390.) (CSS)
Descriptors: Adult Development, Behavioral Objectives, Career Ladders, Competency Based Education, Educational Gerontology, Employment Opportunities, Food Service, Health Needs, Home Management, Human Relations, Human Services, Hygiene, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Legal Responsibility, Nutrition, Occupational Clusters, Occupational Home Economics, Older Adults, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Student Evaluation, Visiting Homemakers, Vocational Education
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 017-080-01760-1)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Portions of this document will not reproduce well due to poor print quality. For related documents see ED 155 380 and ED 155 383-890