Work Effectively in the Community Sector Essay
Assignment 2: Research a sector of the Community Services Industry
You need to choose a sector of the Community Services Industry and research the current issues influencing service delivery in that sector and answer the questions below based on your research. A sector could include: * Aged care * Home and community care * Disability services * Alcohol and other drugs * Family and domestic violence * Mental Health * Housing * Community development * Community work * Youth work and juvenile justice * Children’s services * Child protection * Employment services
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* In the new dementia specific unit we are able to increase or decrease ward size due to the new design allowing for that to occur. * The nursing home cannot increase the number of beds due to the lack of funding that is allocated to the Aged Care sector.
6. How does this organisation demonstrate a commitment to access and equity principles? * The organisation has demonstrated a commitment to access and equity principles by its mission statement of treating all people with love and kindness irrespective of age, race, colour or creed.
The facility does this through having residents from all cultures, ages and genders and they are all looked after equally. The organisation also employs people following the same principles. * At Lourdes they also cater for many different events by decorating the facility and usually having a meal from that culture (Chinese New Year, Christmas, Celebrations). * Also for residents from other parts of the world we have posters up telling them in their first spoken language what a toilet is in their language.
7. What strategies has the organisation implemented to improve work practices? * There is a folder that is called an AMQAS that if you need to know any