A Day In The Life, Maureen Oh Ballon: Video Analysis

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The video “A Day in the Life; Maureen” is about the work life of Maureen Oh Ballon a Hospital social worker. The responsibilities of Maureen are to assess patients who are about to be discharge. She goes in the early morning to the patient's room, and start a conversation with them to see if the patients are auto sufficient. She will ask her patients how they feel, and if they will require service to support them at home. Equally, she will help with the patients who needs services in the community as residential, and nursing care placement. Maureen job as a Hospital Social Worker have task, and responsibilities she have to fulfill when doing the assessment, and also there is a process she has to follow when working with a client. …show more content…
Because when the professional listen, they will accurately grasp the meaning the patient is trying to deliver, then they will response the patient a good response (Summers, 2016). Second, be analytic with the thinking says Maureen, so focusing in what the patient’s saying because they will talk about lots of thing. Third, non judgement to what the patient is saying, or to what the decision may be. According to Summers a judgmental worker is one who measures people by rigid or irrelevant standards, and also it has no place in the helping relationship. It has no place because when a worker is focus on judging the client, they will no be thinking about the client best interest, but they will focus on applying their standards on people. Four, be specific with every client since no very body thinks the same, have the same goals, or have the same needs. In the same way no every patient have the same problem, so is important to be specific in each situation, and be prepare to …show more content…
Therefore, she enjoys her work by seeing how much she achieve in a day, and the fulfillment of meeting somebody’s needs when they leave the hospital. From an outside point of view Maureen seen very satisfaction in helping her patients with their needs, and the author thinks that feeling satisfied is really important because it makes life a lot happier. After watching Maureen job life as a Hospital Social Worker the author thinks that her job is really interesting, and it would meet her professional career needs for a lot of reasons. The reason, as Maureen helping a client to meet their needs is really satisfying, and is like a reward to the author to know is part of it, and to be able to help different

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