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Assessment 1 - Case study
Due date: Friday 13th of April 2018
Length: 2,000 words
Mark loading: 50%
This assignment requires you to conduct an aged care related case study. Although the case should be real, all identifying data must be removed.
Illustration/example:
Interview an elderly person with an underlying medical condition/ illness and discuss the pathophysiology, including the contributing factors and link these with the theories of ageing/ sociological perspectives on ageing. Analyse the relevant literature and discuss the impact of the disease/ illness on the health of the person.
Discuss a Model of care and recommend appropriate strategies and resources that will enable this person to maintain quality of life. Briefly discuss the legal and ethical issues that will need to be considered when caring for this person.
CRITERIA HIGH DISTINCTION DISTINCTION CREDIT PASS FAIL MARK (100)
Introduction and Conclusion (11-12)
1. Thoroughly but concisely introduces the client, his/her medical illness/ condition and comorbidities.
2. Insightfully provides a conclusion that highlights the key points and draws the ideas together in a cohesive manner. (9-10)
1. Adequately introduces the client, his/ her medical illness/ condition and comorbidities.
2. Insightfully provides a conclusion that highlights some key points and draws the ideas together in a cohesive manner. (7-8)
1. Introduction of the client is satisfactory, includes the medical illness /disease and comorbidities.
2. Provides a conclusion that highlights some key points and but does not draw all the ideas together. (6)
1. Does not sufficiently introduce the client, medical illness/ condition and co morbidities.
2. Conclusion does not sufficiently highlight the key points and does not draw the ideas together. (0-5)
1. Does not introduce the client, medical illness/ condition and co morbidities.
2. Conclusion does not highlight the key points and does not draw the ideas together. /12
Discuss the pathophysiology of the medical illness/ disease, include the contributing factors and link them to the theories of ageing. (27-30)
1. Extensively draws from literature and insightfully describes the pathophysiology of the medical condition/ illness.
2. Comprehensively describes the contributing factors and has provided relevant literature to support argument.
3. Uses relevant, convincing evidence to make connection between the client’s medical condition and the theories of ageing. (23-26)
1. Draws from literature and describes the pathophysiology of the medical condition/ illness.
2. Describes the contributing factors and has provided relevant literature to support argument.
3. Draws from literature and is able to make connections between the client’s medical condition/illness and the theories of ageing. (19-22)
1. Some evidence has been used to describe the pathophysiology of the medical condition/ illness.
2. Inadequate literature to support the argument on the contributing factors.
3. Use of some evidence but inadequate connections have been made between the client’s medical condition/ illness and the theories of ageing. (15-18)
1. Very little evidence has been used to describe the pathophysiology of the medical condition/ illness.
2. Very little use of literature to support the argument on the contributing factors.
3. Very connections have been made between the client’s medical condition and the theories of ageing. (0-14)
1. No evidence has been used to describe the pathophysiology of the medical condition/ illness.
2. No literature has been used to support the argument on the contributing factors.
3. Inadequate connections have been made between the client’s medical condition and the theories of ageing. /30
Discuss the impact of the disease/ illness on the health of the person and the ethical/ legal issues that need to be considered. (19-20)
1. Extensively draws from literature and clearly describes the impact on the client in a meaningful way.
2. Insightfully describes the ethical/ legal issues that need to be considered for this person. (16-18)
1. Draws from literature and describes the impact on the client in a meaningful way.
2. Clearly describes the ethical/ legal issues that need to be considered for this person. (13-15)
1. Draws from some literature and describes the impact of client in a clear manner.
2. Describes some of the ethical/ legal issues that need to be considered for this person. (10-12)
1. Describes the impact in a basic manner only. Inadequate literature review.
2. Ethical/ legal issues have not been clearly described. (0-9)
1. The impact is inadequate described and there is no literature review.
2. Ethical/ legal issues are inaccurate and have not been described. Information is missing. /20
Use evidence based practice to recommend the appropriate model of care/strategies/ resources. (19-20)
1. Extensively draws from literature and clearly describes the models and strategies for the management of disease/illness.
2. Excellent understanding of the resources available in the management of the diseases/ illnesses and is well supported with literature. (16-18)
1. Draws from literature and describes the models and strategies in a moderate manner.
2. Has a clear understanding of the resources available in the management of the diseases/ illnesses and is supported with literature. 13-15)
1. Draws from literature and describes the models and strategies in a moderate manner.
2. Has a clear understanding of the resources available in the management of the diseases/ illnesses and is supported with literature. (10-12)
1. Minimal literature to support the models and strategies.
2. Has some understanding of the resources in the management of the diseases/ illnesses and is inadequately supported with literature. (0-9
1. No literature has been used to support the models and strategies.
2. Lacks understanding of the resources in the management of the diseases/ illnesses and is not supported with literature. Information missing and/ or inaccurate. /20
Paper is written in Academic standards (16-18)
1. Cites all data obtained from other sources, references are current, acknowledged and referenced according to APA 6th style.
2. Excellent writing that is consistent with academic essay writing. No issues with syntax. No grammar and/ or spelling mistakes.
3. Work is the required length and presented in the correct format. (13-15)
1. Cites most data obtained from other sources, references are current and referenced in proper APA 6th style. Some omissions are noted.
2. Well written submission that is consistent with academic essay writing. There are some minor issues with syntax. Minimal grammar and/ or spelling errors.
3. Work is the required length and for the most part in the correct format. (11-12)
1. Cites some data obtained from other sources, references are current and referenced in APA 6th style but omissions are noticeable.
2. Submission is consistent with academic essay writing. Syntax and grammar issues are noticeable. There are multiple spelling and/ or grammar mistakes.
3. Work is either slightly long or brief. (9-10)
1. Data inadequately cited, some sources are unclear and not referenced in APA 6th style.
2. Some parts of the submission is not written according to academic essay writing. Multiple issues with syntax. Grammar and/ or spelling mistakes are profound.
3. Work is way too long or too brief. (0-8)
1. Data not cited, sources unclear, references old and not referenced in APA 6th style.
2. Submission is not written in a manner with academic essay writing. Multiple issues with syntax which detracts the quality of work. Grammar and/ or spelling mistakes are profound.
3. Work is way too long or too brief. /18
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