As we grow older we find ourselves less affected by these changes, or more able to deal with them. As a child or young adult though, a lot of the transitions we go through at the beginning of our life can be quite traumatic to us. Whereas other changes we are comfortably able take in our stride, as they are a natural progression from one phase to another. Children and young people have to
The memory impairment may result in lack of attention, forgetting language, forgetting names and identity of friends and relatives and lose of ability to solve problems. confusion another effect of dementia, and also disorientation in which the patient forgets the direction, the time (date, month and year) and everything about the self. 1.2 Describe the types of memory impairment commonly experienced by individuals with dementia: dementia is a condition of the brain which causes a
Dementia is a collection of symptoms including memory loss, personality change, and impaired intellectual functions resulting from disease or trauma to the brain. These changes are not part of normal aging and are severe enough to impact daily living, independence, and relationships. There will likely be noticeable decline in communication, learning, remembering, and problem solving. These changes may occur quickly or very slowly over time. Common signs and symptoms of dementia include: * Memory loss * Impaired judgment
Insomnia is a common problem for people that suffer or have suffered from physical abuse. This is can be caused by fear, stress, anxiety, feelings of guilt, and inability to let go of what happened in the past. A person may be afraid to go to sleep because they may have very vivid dreams about being physical abused. Insomnia can make a person find it very hard to function during the day as
Unit 12 2.1explain how individuals experience discrimination due to misinformation The attitudes people have towards those of us with mental health problems mean it is harder for them to work, make friends and in short, live a normal life. -People become isolated -They are excluded from everyday activities -It is harder to get or keep a job -People can be reluctant to seek help, which makes recovery slower and more difficult -Their physical health is affected. This is because society in general has stereotyped views about mental illness and how it affects people. Many people believe that people with mental ill health are violent and dangerous, when in fact they are more at risk of being attacked or harming themselves than harming other people.
The loss of cognitive function can also cause one to lose their ability to love an independent life. For the people that suffer from memory loss it can make everyday life very difficult for them. When you look at memory loss the onset can come very gradually or in some cases it can come on very suddenly. The loss of memory can also be referred to as amnesia. When you define memory loss it is defined as the inability to recall events from the past.
You may become confused as to what day it is or where you are. In stage six you have a severe cognitive decline. Your memory becomes worse and you may experience a personality change. People need help with their activities for daily living. You may forget people’s names but remember their faces.
This is a sign of trauma as told I this article by Vickroy, “Despite the human capacity to survive and adapt, traumatic experiences can alter people's psychological, biological, and social equilibrium to such a degree that the memory of one particular event comes to taint all other experiences, spoiling appreciation of the present” He is implying that people basically cannot enjoy the things that are happening in the present times because of trauma." People end up living in the past and cannot accept changes. They are caught up one thing that happened to them they couldn’t live life normally. This corresponds with Holden and the way he thinks about Jane. “She wouldn't move any of her kings.
The individual can become irritable at a moments notice. Many people suffer from depression which can be caused by the physical and cognitive changes that they have experienced. Some people can become self-centred and not recognize other people’s point of view and can become very demanding which can cause resentment. Often people with acquired brain injury do not like to be left alone for any amount of time. Explain the concepts of loss in relation to acquired brain injury for individuals and carers The care that is given to an individual with an acquired brain injury is crucial.
Types of abuse Signs and symptoms Why people are vulnerable to this type of abuse Physical Marks on a person such as bruising, burn marks, bite marks also a change in a person’s behaviour could be a sign of physical abuse. People are vulnerable to physical abuse because they cant fight back, they don’t know anything different, there young/elderly, disabled - (physically or mentally ) they also might have a sensory impairment. Sexual Signs of sexual abuse could be repeated urinary infections, depression, low self esteem, and unable to form a long time relationship. People are vulnerable to sexual abuse because they might be too young to know the difference or could be an elderly person who cant do anything about therefore there are frail and scared. They could be disabled therefore they cant speak out of protect themselves from abuse Emotional Being emotional abused could lend to having low self esteem and no confidence with in your self, this could also lend to being withdrawn from