You have been asked to create an action plan and facility design that will integrate spiritual, religious, therapeutic, and health care functions into a new, culturally diverse assisted-living/long-term care facility for elderly people. The building is planned to house 150 people. There will be 75 assisted-living apartments and 50 rooms for residents in long-term care; of these rooms, 25 will be single-occupancy, and the other 25 will be double occupancy.
Action Plan Components
Your action plan you must:
1. Create a Spiritual Assessment Questionnaire that includes a minimum of 10 questions.
a. Discussion each question detailing why the question is important, and what information will be gleaned from the clientâ€™s answer.
b. Explain how the answer will apply to a spiritual intervention and/or therapy plan.
2. Identity Needs of Individuals: The action plan should identify how to integrate spiritual and religious practices, therapeutic activities, and health care to address the needs of the following:
a. Residents who share a double-occupancy room
b. Residents who are culturally diverse
c. Residents who lack a specific spiritual identity
d. Residents who are grieving for another resident who passed away
e. Privacy concerns for all residents
f. Employees, who are equally a part of the environment
3. Facility Plans: Design plans for the facility need to include spiritual elements and sacred spaces throughout the common areas from a variety of religious/spiritual perspectives, and will address:
a. Dining room(s)
b. Social hall where all the residents can assemble at one time
c. Small zones where residents can meet with their families and friends
d. A place where residents can gather for private or small-group spiritual rituals
e. A private office where a spiritual assessment can be administered
f. Offices and other public workspaces of employe