Matthew McHale 301 Assessment. Task B Case study You are a social care worker and a service user, Hannah, tells you that she is unhappy taking her new medication. She thinks she does not need it and so she is throwing it away. You know from her care plan that Hannah does need to take the medication regularly and gets confused. Hannah begs you to keep this confidential and not tell anyone especially her daughter, who she sees regularly, as her daughter will be very angry.
Hair spray? (Oates 323) You don’t see your sister using that junk.” Connie hated when her mother would do this. She would say she hated her mother and wish she were dead. But when she has to make a decision on whether to jeopardize her own life or her mother’s, she chooses to put hers in jeopardy. When it came to describing her sister June, Connie thought of her as just a 24 year old secretary who still lives at home with her parents.
Throughout the book, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot, it was evident that Deborah Lacks was curious to find out what happened to her mother, Henrietta, and her sister, Elsie. For her mother, she wanted to find out how she died and what happened to the HeLa cells. For her sister, Deborah wanted to know how she died and what kind of life she had at Crownsville. These questions concerning Elsie and Henrietta took such a toll on Deborah that she became physically ill and suffered extreme stress. In order to find out what happened to her sister Elsie, Deborah and Rebecca went to visit Crownsville where Elsie was staying before she died.
This causes her to get in with a bad group of kids at school, and her life starts to spiral from there. Lisa drops out of school and moves to Vancouver, BC. She could not handle living at home without the support of her deceased relatives. In Vancouver, Lisa parties her life away, while struggling with her addiction, and is almost left for dead by her supposed “friends”. When she has a vision of her cousin Tab, she starts to realize she should head home.
Dreamland The morning of Caitlin’s 16th birthday she woke up to a very hectic household. Come to find out her 18 year old sister Cass had run away in the middle of the night. Neither one of her parents could understand why; she had everything she could dream of. Cass was supposed to be attending Yale this coming fall, but her plans changed that night she decided to run away from home with her boyfriend. When Cass left she also left a birthday gift for Caitlin behind; it was a journal where she was to right down all of her dreams and the places she visited in dreamland.
What would you do if you needed to move to a new place? Within the book The Witch of Blackbird Pond, written by Elizabeth George Speare, Kit goes through a lot of moving to a new place and making new friends, but she became tougher and more courageous. Kit must move to a colony in Connecticut after her grandfather dies. She had to leave everything behind, including her friends, house and money. Then she had to survive on the ship for two months.
All of suddenly, Audrey stop making regularly contact with her mother. Joyce had attempted to get in touch with her daughter in any way she could. but all she got from her daughter was suspicious behaviors and a simple response “ will write later. Don't worry”. She decided to get in her daughter’s e-mail account to see if she could find any clue what was going on with Audrey.
Knowledge is not always power because the more you know does not necessarily mean you understand what you have learned. In the short story “Everyday Use”, education seemed to make a rift in the relationship not only between the mother and the daughter, but also between the sisters. Dee was one to always try and outsmart her family members always seeking answers knowing no one knew. It was mama who eventually got the community together to help send Dee to school so her daughter would be happy and satisfied. The values of heritage seem to have been lost with the gain of knowledge when Dee has gone to college.
[She] and each parent had been separate individuals before Lily came. Now all four melted together like gumdrops left on a windowsill” (5). At first one would think that Lily is the sufferer for her sister dislikes her and there is nothing she can do about it, but when one rereads the story again and again, Sophie is depicted as the victim. Sophie is unable to express her true feelings about her sister to her parents making them unable to help her. Sophie is kept in silence by her parent’s image of her, so she can't really express any of her thoughts that differ from theirs.
Throughout the story, Laura is forced to see from a different point of view, making her a more mature young woman. Many believe that Laura has become more immature throughout the story because she makes unthought out, spontaneous decisions. Although she struggles to reach an understanding of maturity, she is unable to become a woman because of her divergent actions. One of these actions includes how distracted she gets when her mother gives laura, her hat. Laura's brother compliments her, and she completely forgets about Mr. Scott; “What an absolute topping hat!’… and [Laura] didn’t tell him after all,” ( p. 11).