ERIC Number: ED103632
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Widening Horizons: The Teaching Aspect of Homemaker Service: A Guide.
National Council for Homemaker-Home Health Aide Services, New York, NY.
The potential of the teaching aspect of homemaker service, to prevent breakdown and to strengthen individual and family life, presents a challenge to the initiative, creativity, and commitment of homemaker-home health aide and allied services. The guide provides a distillation of practical experiences in the day-to-day delivery of the teaching aspect of homemaker service. The following topics are treated: (1) purposes, teaching skills, examples of the needs of families, the elderly, and the disabled; (2) goals, selection, and evaluative criteria; (3) gaining acceptance, motivating, setting and achieving goals; (4) the role of the professional, selection, training, supervision, and evaluation of the homemaker; (5) the teaching role and responsibilities of the homemaker; (6) administrative aspects; (7) program planning and evaluation, research technology, evaluative criteria; (8) use of community resources; (9) the use of groups, materials, methodology; and (10) special needs, in-service education aids, working with handicapped adults and children. Each chapter includes related reference materials. A guide for teaching, national information source list and a selected bibliography are appended. (MW)
Descriptors: Community Health Services, Community Services, Guidelines, Health Education, Health Occupations, Health Personnel, Health Programs, Home Health Aides, Home Management, Homebound, Homemaking Skills, Interpersonal Relationship, Mobile Educational Services, Normalization (Handicapped), Outreach Programs, Program Development, Special Health Problems, Teacher Role, Teaching Skills
National Council for Homemakers-Home Health Aide Services, Inc., 67 Irving Place, New York, New York 10003 ($4.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration on Aging (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Lois and Samuel Silberman Fund, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: National Council for Homemaker-Home Health Aide Services, New York, NY.