Challenges around AWI within a care setting
In this class Sandra and Margaret Ann Mcausland – an Advanced Senior Support Worker at Wallacetown Gardens in Ayr – discuss some of the challenges around AWI within a care setting.
Wallacetown Gardens is a care service established in 2017 which caters to a range of complex needs for 18 to 65-year-olds. The supported living unit is made up of people with continuing mental health conditions and with long-term degenerative conditions such as Huntingtons, M.S., and Parkinsons Disease.
- Working with a guardian or attorney
- Dealing with concerns about the way a guardian, or attorney, is using their powers
- Supporting people with fluctuating capacity
- Acting on suspicions of financial mismanagement
Challenges around AWI within a care setting (20:20)
In the next class, we will explore what care providers need to think about, or be conscious of, when considering the wishes of a patient’s (or resident’s) next of kin.