Burden on Informal Caregivers
Care of Vulnerable Populations: Burden on Informal Caregivers
I. Purpose and focus
The purpose of this assignment is to develop an understanding of the lived experience of those who are members of a vulnerable population. This increased awareness will provide the foundation for understanding the scope of health problems, and for planning and implementing effective health care programs aimed at confronting health problems correlated with vulnerability.
A. Describe the characteristics of the selected vulnerable
B. Describe risk indicators/relative risk factors for this population (utilize vulnerable population theory to assess the population and identify risk)
C. Describe the health issues/concerns of the population (utilize Health People 2020 to assist in identifying health issues; additional issues may be added).
D. Analyze current policies and programs/services that address health problems of the population
E. Describe the quality of their access to health care
F. Discuss policies and programs that are still needed to improve the quality of their care
No more than 15 pages, double spaced (excluding the title page and references)