My Service Learning Experiences Essay
There were several connections made between my service learning experiences and themes addressed in class. Some of the connections were about human dignity, solidarity, subsidiarity and equity. My service learning took place in a nursing home and the applicability of human dignity became abundantly clear. Teachings of solidarity and equity were directly exemplified. Social ties hold people together and are able to support the people who don’t have the power to help themselves. Subsidiarity is also a relevant issue; decisions for helping the elderly is best …show more content…
What kind of tasks did you do while serving?
During “happy hour,” I would assist in going to residents’ rooms and offering snacks and drinks. I assisted in other activities such as baking and bingo. I helped bring residents to and from the activity room. General things such as passing out cards and chips for bingo or serving tea or coffee I was able to take care of so the coordinator could focus on the main task at hand. I was also able to directly interact with residents by running games of bingo and assisting residents in