There are 2 parts to this assessment. In this assessment, pretend you are gathering information for a family assessment and looking at the medical history and social influences on a family unit. You present this in a genogram and ecomap. You also conduct a windshield survey of the community in which your chosen family resides.
Part 1: Abuse and Neglect: Orientation Project
Select a family within your community as the basis for the completion of assessments.
(Family name: Mr. Wiliam and Mrs. Maria Green)
Husband and wife living in Chicago, IL. No children and have been living in Chicago since they meet. William recently retired at the age of 64. Due to the covid situation, he retired early because he has multiple co-morbidities/underlying conditions. Maria is a nurse and currently working full-time in the nursing home. They have 1 car to use for transportation and both are licensed to drive. Maria is 46yrs old and William is 66yrs old. They don’t have any families around the area. Maria is from the Philippines and William is born and raised in Chicago but his parents are deceased and his siblings live in Minnesota.
Formulate key questions for obtaining valuable information.
Ensure your family assessment addresses:
Provide a brief overview of the family members.
Complete a genogram and ecomap.
Format your assessment data as follows:
Note: Remove all personally identifying information, such as the family members’ names. Refer to family members by initials only.
Part 2: Community Assessment
Review the windshield survey aid.
Review the Windshield Survey Resources
Observe your family’s community by driving around the area.
Consider aspects of the community that could affect residents’ health and any HealthyPeople Leading Health Indicators that may be applicable to the community.
Conduct a windshield survey that addresses the following components:
Compile your windshield survey data, using the Windshield Survey Template to include:
Format your assessment as noted: