A, a Pakistani woman living in a foreign land suffers considerable miseries including her widowhood and her totally disabled state. It introduces one to the serious plight, which a self-dependent and active woman like Mrs. A can fall…
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Firstly, it must be assessed whether the person really needs help. Secondly, observation of the circumstances must be made with regard to the person needing help. Further if the person assessed turns out to be a disabled person such person is entitled to additional benefits in regards to Section 47 (2) of the National Health Services and the Community Care Act 1990. The Carers and Disabled Children Act 2000 states,
“carers aged 16 or over are eligible for an assessment of their ability to provide and continue to provide care where: The carer does not provide or intend to provide the care under a contract or as a volunteer for a voluntary organization; they provide or intend to provide a substantial amount of care on a regular basis for another individual aged 18 or over; the local authority is satisfied that the person cared for is someone for whom it may provide or arrange for the provision of community care services; and the carer asks the local authority to conduct an assessment” (Department of Health, 2010, p. 16)
In the current case the daughter of Mrs. A had voluntarily undertaken the responsibility of her disabled mother who is aged over 18 years off course and the daughter is 34 years old (above 16 years). Hence under the Carers and Disabled Children Act 2000, Mrs. A’s daughter is liable to assessment by the local authority. The psychotherapist in this case at last decides to send social services to take care of this state of depression. If assessment proves that she was not capable of taking care of her mother then some social worker or an organization should interfere.
In this regard, an assessment needs to be made on the amount of care given by the carers to the patients. It must also be seen that the person being cared for falls under the category of Section 47 of the National Health Services and the Community Care Act 1990 in regards to the nature of circumstances, which has compelled such patients to receive
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These negative attitudes and “energy” can be inadvertently transferred to the very people who are in need of your assistance. Someone with such negative feelings about, for example, other ethnicities, cultures, religions, belief systems, the down trodden, or mentally ill should not be someone who works in a system intended to help others.
83) states, the task centered model aims at helping the client alleviate problems that concern him, and to provide with a constructive problem solving experience that will encourage the client to use help if problems arise in the future and to strengthen own problem-solving skills.
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