Single Japanese Lady

A 60 year old single Japanese lady has been residing in your community for 20 years. She independently applied for migration and supported herself since her time of arrival. There were some recent incidences of burglary in the community which bothers her. She has asked her doctor for assistance. She speaks and understands English well. As a worker in a community service organization, your role now is to show her what HACC services can do for her. You need to demonstrate certain abilities and skills required within the performance criteria found in your student assessment kit.



Parental Guidance

4 ± Burglary 1) A person is guilty of an offense if:  The person enters. or remains in. with intent to commit theft of a particular item of property in the building  The property belongs to a commonwealth entity . as a trespasser.Burglary ‡ Burglary Law Australia Criminal Code Act 1995. a building. 132.

Keep notes. the vehicle and number plate ‡ DO NOT TOUCH ANYTHING ‡ ITEMISE WHAT HAS BEEN TAKEN. Go to neighbour¶s house and contact the police on 000.What To Do? ‡ DO NOT GO INSIDE. ‡ CONTACT INSURANCE COMPANY AND ARRANGE FOR AN ASSESSOR . ‡ MAKE A NOTE/MEMORISE A DESCRIPTION of him/her.

use timers or various lights within your home .Increase Your Security ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Evaluate the security areas in your house Install deadbolt locks Hinge doors Install locks on windows Install a peephole in your outside door Proper and creative lighting If away from house.


Additional Ways To Protect Yourself At Home ‡ Do not keep large amounts of money or other valuables at home ‡ Lock outside doors at all times ‡ Do not open the door to strangers ‡ Ensure garage and tool shed are locked .

Japanese Culture .


tempura. Japan has one of the highest literacy rates and 98% of students complete high school. teriyaki . 013 (as of October 1. ± Appearance of the meal is very important ± Bento lunches ± World¶s largest consumer of whale meat ± Common dishes: sushi. 2009) ‡ Religion: Shintoism and Buddhism ‡ Education is very important to Japanese people.Japanese residents in Australia: 71. ‡ Food ± Japanese people eat small meals frequently throughout the day.

Bento box Shintoism Whale meat .

bones and back ± Massage: restore proper balances and stimulate the body¶s natural ability to fight off illness . joints. English ‡ Clothing: Kimono ‡ Health practices and beliefs ± Accupuncture (Hari) and Moxibustion (Kyu) are used to restore the balance in body ± Accupuncture: small needles are applied to specific points on the skin surface ± Moxibustion: used to help ailments of the muscles.‡ Language: Japanese (Nihongo).

Keisatsusho Hospital .O-genki desu ka Police station .Hai No ± Lie I do not understand .Konnichiwa Good evening .Byouin Stupid ± baka Bishonen ± cute guy Yoroshii .JAPANESE TERMS Good morning .Wakarimasen How are you? .Konbanwa I¶m back .Tadaima Yes .OK .Ohayou Good afternoon .

moxibustion Geisha in kimono Sumo .

a burial in a family grave ± After death: the deceased¶s lips are moistened with water ± Wake: black clothes were worn ± Funeral: incense is offered while priest chants a sutra ± Cremation: coffin is placed on a tray in the crematorium ± Ashes of the deceased are placed in an urn . the cremation of the deceased.‡ Beliefs about death ± Japanese funeral includes a wake.


Social no-no¶s ‡ It is considered a shameful act to kiss in public ‡ Hugging is considered impolite in Japan. ‡ Civil court proceedings are avoided as Japanese emphasize relationships based on trust rather than contracts. as is any other sort of physical contact ‡ Chewing gum: doing this in front of someone is not excepted. ‡ It is considered rude to look into the kitchen of a house that one is visiting. but smoking in front of someone is. It is also considered rude to be the only person eating something ‡ One should always take off their shoes when entering a Japanese house or restaurant. .

‡ Tea is served with practically all meals. lunch and dinner. ‡ Japanese do not submerge themselves into the bath tub and then lather.Japanese Facts ‡ Most of the Japanese have rice for/with their breakfast. The Japanese love their pizzas topped with mayonnaise and corn. as they like all their food fresh and unpreserved. The lower their bow. ‡ Origami is an ancient Japanese art of paper folding. fish and vegetable requirements. the more that they respect you . ‡ The Japanese will shop daily for their meat. This is one of the prime reasons that small and medium sized refrigerators are used.

‡ It is socially acceptable to pick your nose in public and urinate at the side of the road. it is considered rude to say the word "no" directly. but you cannot blow your nose in public. .‡ They consider criticism of whaling as a form of racism that is akin to an Indian telling an Australian not to eat beef ‡ In the Japanese language.

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