Unit PD OP3.3 Understand the Impact of Acquired Brain Injury on Individuals 1.1 Define acquired brain injury. An Acquired Brain Injury is sudden onset of brain damage that was sustained after birth. Acquired Brain Injury is not hereditary, congenial or a genetic disorder. Acquired Brain Injury can result in physical, cognitive, behavioural and emotional changes, the symptoms can vary dependant on the extent and the locality of the trauma. These changes may not always be permanent dependant on the ABI (Acquired Brain Injury) but most often do cause substantial alterations in the person’s character and physical abilities.
Data published by NHS show that there is high number of measles reported due to 1-16 years old children who missed the vaccinations between 1990s and 2000s. In 2012 the numbers of cases was 2,000. The fears are now concerned on the MMR vaccination, as now there is also a big group of children who did not received their vaccination. NHS urge parents to ensure their children receive the vaccination. This shows that many parents are sceptical to the vaccinations, what might have negative consequences for children.
UNIT 4222-365 1.1 Range of causes of dementia Cells in the brain stop working, and the part of the brain that this occurs in will affect how that person thinks, remembers and communicates. The most common forms of dementia are Alzheimer’s disease and Vascular dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is caused by damage in certain areas of the brain. With time, it spreads and affects cells in other parts of the brain. The cause of the brain cells dying and the deterioration of the connectors is not fully known.
Unit 4222-387 Understand the Impact of Acquired Brain Injury 1.1 An acquired brain injury is damage that has been caused to the brain and this can be caused from either by an outside of the brain event or an internal event of the brain. A TBI or ABI, both are a brain injury and the effects are similar but there are key difference in treatment. Acquired brain injury is a sudden change to the brain which was not a birth defect and can happen to an individual at any point of their life. The effects it has on the individual can vary, as well as which part(s) of the brain has been affected can vary. 1.2-1.3 There are 2 types of causes for an acquired brain injury and these will result from either an internal of external event happening.
If there is an imbalance of electrolytes and is not treated there can be serious issues to arise. Some of the issues include cardiac dysrhythmias, kidney disease, the brain to swell, along with a multitude of other medical conditions that can also be life
Trauma, Development and Spirituality John Doe Liberty University Trauma, Development and Spirituality Traumatic experiences can affect a child development, because the stress of a trauma can affect the neural biology of a developing brain. one of those traumatic experience could be a high conflict divorce. A high conflict divorce can caused post traumatic stress disorder in a child, according to Doctor Jeanne Brooks in the video "Divorce and Stress". This high conflict divorce can also alter the development of the brain of a child, because the chemicals in the body can affect the neural biology of the body, she also quoted. What we can do as counselor is to speak to the parents and speak to the courts in order to help the child in
Brain Part | Alcohol’s Effects on Brain Parts | Cerebral Cortex | When alcohol reaches this part of the brain, a person can lose judgment and lower his or her inhibitions. Alcohol here also affects how the brain gets information from the senses, which might cause blurry vision and difficulty in smelling, tasting, and hearing. | Hypothalamus | This lobe of the cerebral cortex helps a person with planning, making decisions, and using self-control. Alcohol can harm a person’s ability to plan, make decisions, and use self-control. If alcohol is used over a long period of time, this part of the brain can be damaged permanently.
Introducing the “Care for memories initiative” Amongst thousands of conditions that can affect the human body, neurological dysfunctions are highly devastating for families because they can affect someone’s ability to complete basic daily functions on their own. Some of these disorders can affect the older adult or appear as an effect of aging. Others may strike early on in life. Whatever the case, people affected by these conditions will most likely require partial or complete care which will most likely be provided by an immediate family member who’s life will be greatly affected by this unexpected occurrence. For instance, people usually associate dementia with old age but in recent years it has been shown that adults, as young as 50 have
Almost 60% of the people interviewed said they would create a donor baby. 30% said they wouldn’t and the rest did not know. This survey is saying that most of the families with sick family members would create donor babies to care for the sick members.You can only imagine what the children feel like. Unwanted, outcast, different these are probably some of the ways they feel being a donor baby knowing that they were only born to be used. The childrens feeling is another reason why creating donor babies is
Cerebral Palsy Cerebral Palsy is a term used this days for specialist to describe the disorders of movements in one child, Cerebral Palsy is a brain injury that may occur before birth, during bith or in the fist years of life, this injury does not caused damage in the muscles or nerves of the child, it is only the brain's ability to control the muscles. One child with Cerebral Palsy may had another problems like mental retardation, seizures, language disorders, vision and hearing problems, because the Cerebral Palsy involved the develop of the child it is also known like Development Disability, as today more and more people has Cerebral Palsy than the others disabilities. Many children with Cerebral Palsy can recover, but the Cerebral Palsy it is more a lifelong disability and how the disability will affect the child's life depend on many factors like the support that the child receive as medical, educational and the most important thing the therapeutic care that they can get to have a better life. There to many types and classifications of Cerebral Palsy to describe the disorder covered by the term, and the classification it is based on the location of the brain damage like spastic, choreoathetoid, and mixed, and the treatment is fundamental in the progress of the child. The parents need to be aware about the symptoms in the first months of the child's life, it is very important because it will help to get the child diagnosis, doctors with the help of the parents can be a great job and found what kind of Cerebral Palsy the child has to be treated as soon as possible.