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04 Psychosocial Care (20 docs)

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Senate Bill 1038 (Thompson, Chapter 1043, Statutes 1998) expressed legislative intent that regional centers and their families have access to mental health services that are appropriate to meet their needs. Among other provisions, this bill required in Welfare and Institutions (W&I) Code, Section 4696.1, (f) (1)(2)(3) that, by May 15 of each year, the Department of Developmental Services (Department or DDS) provide all of the following information to the Legislature: California 2014 Report on Crisis Intervention
Suggestions and tips for staff to help with dealing with individuals with a difficult personality. Good for various type of care homes.

It is really important to remember, never judge a person until you walk a mile in his/her shoes. A resident could have had a really abusive life, or had to work very hard with little return, or maybe he/she was devastated when their spouse died. Many of the age group we now deal with went through terrible times during the depression. We all carry a certain amount of Dealing with Difficult Personality Types Staff Training for Care Givers & Care Facilities
Form used to plan goals for residents. Goal Card
Helpful tips and interventions to help residents in care facilities and people receiving home based care, deal with stress. Helping Resident Cope with Stress
This is a self-value exercise to help a resident see his/her positive attributes.  With this exercise, the resident asks 5 people to list a couple of positive things they notice about the resident. How Others See Me
Form used by residents to write about their own characteristics and how they feel about things, encouraging use of their imagination. I AM
Maslow's idea of five basic needs of a person in a community.

2. Security Needs:
These are cushions against misfortune.  Security needs include:  paid sick days, a secure feeling on the job, work place safety and long term benefits such as social security and retirement plans. Maslow's Ladder
Many residents residing in community based care homes and nursing homes have compulsive behavior, but that doesn't mean they are OCD.  Obsessions are defined by both of these aspects... OCD Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
This document contains an in-depth discussion of different personalities and how to approach personality disorders. This is an excellent training tool for care givers, and care home facility staff in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and board and care facilities.

People with PD's can be difficult to care for. (See Personalities - Basic Training for Care Facility Staff and Caregivers
Suggestions for caregivers on the topic of daily psychosocial support.

Having daily contact with the residents puts caregivers in a unique position.  Caregivers can promote higher self-esteem in the residents, and are the core of the residents' emotional support system.  Residents really care about what you think of him/her, so remember your attitude conveys a lot.  The following is a list of various ways you can develop a better relationship with a resident, and support his/her psychosocial needs. Providing Psychosocial Support Everyday
Cover sheet Psychosocial Care Cover
This document lists and links to various care training documents and forms for residents requiring Psychosocial Care. Good for assisted living facilities, nusing homes and sheltered care facilities.

Psychosocial Care is provided when a person has emotional needs or challenging internal psychological factors. He/She usually needs social interaction with someone who is supportive, will listen, and help sort out his/her troubles. Listening and being supportive is the caregiver's job. This type of care is care of the Soul, Ego, Mind, Spirit, and Personality.  This section shares some basic information on Personalities, needs, care planning, and how to give psychosocial support. A good description of psychosocial needs is also included.  Some of the greatest things in this section are the individual psychosocial forms you can use to help improve the residents' self esteem. Psychosocial Care for Care Home Staff and Caregivers
Behavioral signs and positive care giving ideas for residents in need of psychosocial care.

If a resident exhibits signs of being down or depressed, signs of low self-esteem, lack of identity, feelings of being alone or isolated, doesn't believe in him/her self anymore, or seems to have a lack of purpose, these are indicators that the resident may be in need of some psychosocial care. Psychosocial Care Planning
Supplying psychosocial support with the needs of the individual in mind.

The very name Psychosocial Needs for Everyone
Form used to assist residents to change negative attitudes to positive attitudes by reframing the way they think. Reframing, My New Thinking
Religion can play a small or large role in a person's life.  In the community care and assisted living industry we have a mixture of people and it is our duty to allow each individual their freedom of religion. Religion and Spiritual Needs
Form used to help a resident plan ways to care for themselves. Self-Care Plan
This form encourages residents to write down their unique personal qualities. Specially Me
A diagram used to show residents the individuals in their support system. Support System Diagram
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