Imagine that you are participating in a roundtable for various professionals who work with older adults. There are people from skilled nursing facilities, older adult daycare facilities, human services and public health representatives, and others. You are representing your community center for aging services and have been asked to provide a list of some of the services provided in your community.
Post a listing of some of the services provided in your area and tell the other participants in the roundtable your assessment of the level and quality of services in your community.
- Are adequate services being provided?
- What are the weak areas in service coverage?
- What does your community do well?
Please remember, this is a discussion, but it is a scholarly discussion. As such, your posts should reflect having read and applied the course material. Your discussion posts (initial and peer response posts) should contain in-text citations and reference lists, and should follow APA style and format.
Please write a Paragraph answering to this discussion below with your opinion. Please include citations and references in case of other source.
The media, and Hollywood in particular, represent one avenue in which the general public becomes familiar with the role of nurses. How does the media positively or negatively influence the public’s image of nursing? What other avenues may better educate the general public on the role and scope of nursing as well as the changing health care system?