ERIC Number: ED201891
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
A Health Care Planner: Teaching Low-Income Consumers about Health Care Alternatives.
Fitch, Sandra F.
This module, one of six on teaching consumer matters to low-income groups, focuses on health care alternatives. It provides helpers of low-income people in Virginia with a composite of information in the areas of traditional health care, alternatives to the traditional methods, insurance, medications, and fraudulent practices. At the end of each unit, tools for teaching and teaching techniques which can be utilized to convey this information to clients are included. Appended materials include information about nursing homes, social service agencies, medicare, and questions to ask the doctor. (CT)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Consumer Education, Drug Education, Family Health, Health Education, Health Insurance, Health Needs, Health Services, Low Income Groups, Medical Care Evaluation, Medical Services, Medicine, Nursing Homes, Physician Patient Relationship, Social Agencies, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Welfare, Richmond.
Authoring Institution: Virginia State Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Richmond, VA.