Laguna Honda Hospital Resident

Laguna Honda Hospital Resident

Friday, March 20, 2009

Doing FOR or Doing WITH



  • Being an EFFECTIVE HELPER

  • Set OBJECTIVEs

  • Work toward INDEPENDENCE of client

---Ideally work toward making client as independent as possible. Do for...with independence as the objective.

---Being a resident/patient as I am, the best situation for me is one where my caregiver is willing and able to work with my needs and preferences. The better that this situation is, the better I am, all the way around

LEARNINGs FROM: Doing FOR/Doing WITH



  • DOING FOR

  • Learn skill of accepting help

  • Learn how to take

  • NO skills to be self-reliant if giving stops


  • DOING WITH

  • Learn skill of working w/others

  • Learn value of partnering

  • Learn skills to be and maintain, self-reliance

WHAT IS EFFECTIVE HELP?



  • Help that a person needs

  • Things done for a person that positively effect his life

  • Changes that last over time - needed/wanted

  • Things that help the person grow

  • Help that leads to INDEPENDENCE

WHAT IS INEFFECTIVE HELP?

  • Intervention that one doesn't need or want
  • No change at all, when help is given
  • Help that does NOT help
  • Help that creates DEPENDENCY

WHAT IS NEGATIVE HELP?

  • Negative help works against objective
  • Works negatively