Step 1: Read about aging adults (use the internet)
· Discuss what policies might a residential facility develop to minimize the chances that its residences will develop “institutionalism”?
· Discuss why such polices are relatively uncommon?
· Determine which stage of Erikson’s psychosocial development an aging adult may be in if they are suffering from institutionalism
· Explain how understanding of the: social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of the Aging Adult can be helpful in a clinical setting?