Joe is a resident in the independent living units of an agedcare complex. Joe has been reluctant to give up his unit, eventhough he has gradually lost the ability to prepare meals and dohis own laundry. The social worker attached to the complex hastried to persuade Joe to persuade Joe to move into the nursinghome, however, her approach has left Joe, discussed howarrangements could be made to let Joe stay independent for a littlewhile longer. Melanie demonstrated to the social worker that for asmall additional fee, Joe could have his meals delivered threetimes a day and his laundry done and folded.
Discuss how adequately Melanie acted as an advocate for Joe.