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Skill 5, Level 3: Select Useful Information 2

Mrs. Natalia Gerbera lives in France. She is 72 years old. She has been married to Jean-François Schmit for 50 years and they have no children. Mr. Schmit suffers from Parkinson’s disease. Mrs Gerbera was busy with many things at home until she fell down the stairs a few months ago. 

Following her femoral neck fracture, she receives, at her request, visits from a home care worker three times a week for

  • The preparation of the meals,
  • The washing help,
  • The accompaniment to various appointments.

Your colleague went to this beneficiary’s house for a few weeks and got to know her. He’s giving you information. Here’s what you’ve learned…

  • Mrs. is disgusted by the smell of lavender.. 
  • She can’t stand spicy food when she used to enjoy it. 
  • Because of her reduced mobility, she receives her book club at home every Tuesday.
  • She’s allergic to shellfish. 
  • His skin can only tolerate neutral soap. Otherwise she gets a rash. 
  • Her husband doesn’t like peas.
  • Mrs Gerbera and her husband receive their nephew every Wednesday afternoon. 
  • Madam should use a walker to walk but prefers not to use it.