On completion of this paper, the student will be able to:
Describe the role for the grandparent or aged person within the family.
Describe the role and function of the grandparent within the family of various cultures.
Identify nursing interventions with grandparents regarding possible hospitalization of children.
Identify contributions by the grandparent or other aged person, to the care of children in hospitals, schools, and the community.
Use APA format and utilize the internet to reference your paper.
19/25 points required to pass
Submit the paper to the instructor by the 2nd week.
Completion: Answer each question in order, using paragraph form, and number each section.
- Describe the role of the grandparent or aged person within the family, regarding discipline, reward/nurturing, folklore of the culture, traditions, and other child-rearing issues. (internet reference) 5pts
- Describe the roles and functions of the grandparent within a selected culture, or your own culture. (internet reference) 5pts
- Review your own grandparents’ relationship with you and your family. Briefly state one positive and one negative example of their interactions with you. What changes will you make with your grandchildren? 5pts
- Identify nursing interventions with grandparents regarding preparation for procedures and caring for the hospitalized child. 5pts
- Describe contributions of the aged person toward enrichment of children’s well-being in the hospital, at school, and in the community. 5pts
Role and Function for the Grandparent within the Family Name Institute Researchers, while examining the roles of family members have portrayed a bias by not adequately giving attention to grandparentâ€™s contribution in a family. The approach is premised on the assumption that the elderly are always in need for support from other family members (Butterfill, 2002). Contrary to that, elderly people are vital to the survival and welfare of their families (Butterfill, 2002).This paper examines the contributions of grandparents within the family setup in Indonesia. Indonesia provides a good case for a study on the role of elderly people in family support systems (Butterfill, 2002). According to Butterfill, the notion that the elderly are not active is misplaced since many are economically active and independent. The role of grandparents in the family can be material or practical. Butterfill notes that, in Indonesia, the grandparents assist with childcare and domestic tasks which makes them a central pillar of multigenerational families. To satisfactorily examin