S2769C: Health Promotion and Communication
Course: Part-Time Diploma in Sports Wellness and Services) (PTDSWS)
Case-Based Scenario on Health Promotion and Communication
You are a Health Coach at a Senior Activity Centre (SAC). Mr Ahmad, a 68-year-old man, retired cleaner, currently unemployed, has been referred to your Centre for health coaching. He is severely obese and has several health and social issues.
Medically, he had a mild stroke and walks with an umbrella. He has been diagnosed with diabetes, hypertension and a mild stroke. He has stopped taking his diabetes and hypertension medications. He is also on a blood thinner due to his stroke.
Socially, he is single and lives in a one-room rental flat. He depends on public assistance funds. He has no other relatives and is socially isolated. He does not talk to anyone including his neighbours. He keeps to himself most of the time.
Using the “Programme Planning” Model, you are tasked to manage the biopsychosocial issues of Mr Ahmad’s. Your programme plan should include, but not be limited to, the following areas of focus.
Question Area of Focus
1 Determinants of Health (DoH)
Besides the physical environment that makes up one of the DoH, identify and explain THREE of the most relevant determinants in relation to Mr. Ahmad’s scenario.
2 Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
Based on the scenario above, discuss the biopsychosocial needs of Mr. Ahmad using Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
3 “Programme Planning” model
As a Health Coach, you are assigned to develop a programme for Mr. Ahmad. Utilising the “Programme Planning “stages model, plan a programme to assist Mr. Ahmad to better manage his biopsychosocial needs
· Produce the model
· Pre-planning (needs assessment)
· Planning care goals
·Design a care plan based on Mr Ahmad’s needs -10 marks
· In addition to designing the care plan, using the “Dimensions of Wellness” theory, identify and explain dimensions of wellness on how the SAC can help Mr Ahmad achieve his goals -12 marks
· Market the plan
· Sustainability of programme for Mr Ahmad – 5 marks
4 Communication Techniques
IdentifyTWO forms of communication materials (e.g., journals, website, link)on social isolation and explain its impact on reducing isolation for Mr Ahmad.