Teeth- Another effect of poor hygiene is bad breath which is lack of brushing this allows bacteria to grow or having food in between teeth can start to rot over time so leading to bad breath. Going to denisit regular basis helps to maintain good teeth care. Hands - Washing hands is important regularly throughout the day to ensure bacteria is kept to a minimum as hands carry lots of germs and bacteria which can lead to a number of illness . You should always use hot water and soap. Outcome 2 Be able to support individuals to maintain personal hygiene 3 Support the individual to develop awareness of the effects of poor hygiene Explain to them in importance of good hygiene and how poor hygiene can have a important affect on thier well being.
The Department of Health in the Philippines explains that poor personal hygiene can cause skin diseases and worm infestations, diarrheal diseases and dental diseases. Proper personal hygiene not only keeps you looking and smelling clean, but can also prevent the spread of
Describe the effects of poor personal hygiene on health and well-being Poor personal hygiene can lead to unpleasant body odors, leaving the individual feeling depressed, with low self esteem and low confidence. It can also lead to the individual being isolated by friends. It can have a great effect on your health causing infections; stop you from causing injury to yourself and others by trimming nails. Good personal hygiene is important to promoting good health. 2.5.
Unit 97 Support Individuals to Maintain Personal Hygiene 1 Understand the importance of good personal hygiene Explain why personal hygiene is important Good personal hygiene important to help take care of your body to prevent illness and infection. Good personal hygiene can also help to prevent the spread of infection to others. Describe the effects of poor personal hygiene on health and well-being Poor personal hygiene is known to be unacceptable in our culture. Good personal hygiene helps us to eliminate odours from our body. Odours occur from bacteria found on our skin and in our mouths.
For most adults, hygiene is a personal and private concern. When you are helping someone with personal hygiene it's important to be sensitive and tactful, and to respect their dignity. 1.2 Poor hygiene can cause skin complaints, unpleasant smells and bacterial or parasitic infections. This can lead to long term health problems. The working environment can also deteriorate when hygiene standards are low.
2. Be able to support individuals to maintain personal hygiene 2.1 – Support an individual to understand factors that contribute to good personal hygiene 2.2 – Address personal hygiene issues with the individual in a sensitive manner without imposing own values 2.3 – Support the individual to develop awareness of the effects of poor personal hygiene on others 2.4 – Support the preferences and needs of the individual while maintaining their independence 2.5 – Describe how to maintain dignity of an individual when supporting intimate personal hygiene When I help an individual firstly I ensure their safety, then make sure the door is shut and there is the necessary equipment at hand, so that I will not have to rush out of the room and leave them stranded. I also do not discuss the current situation e.g.going to the toilet etc. unnecessarily as this may make them feel uncomfortable, so instead I discuss other things such as any trips they
If you are assisting someone with their personal hygiene, it is important to respect that persons privacy and dignity, as well as carrying out personal hygiene tasks in the manner that the individual wishes you too. For example if a person prefers to have a daily bath or shower rather than a wash, it is your responsibility to ensure this happens. 2. Describe the effects of poor personal hygiene on health and well-being Poor personal hygiene can lead to skin irritations and breaks in the skin (pressure sores) as well as bacterial and parasitic infections, which can have a long term effect on an individuals health if the problem is not treated effectively. It can have an adverse effect on a person’s well-being and self-esteem as they may withdraw from society due to feelings of embarrassment because of bodily odours and unsightly appearance.
Amanda Coxon 1033747 LD206c Support individuals to maintain personal hygiene 1.1 Explain why personal hygiene is important. Personal hygiene is the act of maintaining the cleanliness and grooming of the external body. This includes bathing and showering, cleaning teeth, washing and combing hair, keeping nails clean, wearing clean clothes and changing them regularly and washing hands after using the toilet. Good personal hygiene is important as it reduces the risk of the spread of infection, increases levels of self esteem and confidence and reduce the risk of unpleasant odours. By promoting personal hygiene in your own practice and appearance, and assisting individuals that you care for, you are leading by example.
Unit 4222-250 1.1 Personal hygiene is important for many reasons firstly maintaining good personal hygiene will prevent your skin possibly breaking down and the complications that go with that such as it effects your health. Good hygiene could mean people feel more confident and are more likely to want to be sociable. Personal hygiene also helps people have a better self image. Good hygiene also prevents the spread of germs and illnesses to others. 1.2 The effects of poor personal hygiene can make people feel that they cannot socialise and this may make them try to withdraw from others, it may also make the person in question feel that they are not worthy and have a bad self image, people may even feel that they are ugly.
If toilets, taps and sinks are not cleaned thoroughly and using good cleaning products, in time they can become a source of infection. Clinical waste kept inappropriately and disposed of inappropriately can also be a source of infection. Disposal of sharps has to be done in accordance with the rules. Client’s personal care should be thorough, and any changes noticed should be reported to the person in charge. Sometimes outbreaks of scabies can occur in social care establishments due to poor hygiene.