When deciding to take on the role of caretaker, certain problems have been known to arise. Assuming the role of caretaker can pose a threat physically and emotionally to a person. Caregivers suffer in the forms of “sleeplessness, fatigue, anxiety, depression, and impaired immunological responses that result in increased use of psychotropic drugs” (Marziali, Elsa, et al. 2005: 376). Author Jo Danna describes caretaker suffering to come in the forms of discouragement of being unable to stop the disease from progressing even with one on one care, resentment of the energy, time and money spent, self-loathing because of losing patience with an Alzheimer’s sufferer who means no intentional harm, frequent sicknesses such as colds or headaches, lack of time for oneself and the things one enjoys, cutting oneself off from friends and other family members to put the patient first, and severe depression due to a combination of these factors(90).
There are numerous anxieties in the human services staff, but burnout has to be one of them. You have your cons and pros when working in Human Services. It can be amazing and demanding at the same time. A huge amount of effort, not keeping under control, and harmonizing between family and occupation can cause the surroundings to become tense. The purpose of this paper is to assess suffer exhaustion; explain some of the person, ethnicity, clerical, administrative, and community encouragement factors that bring about burnout.
Question 1 There are numerous potential affects due to difficulties with continence in relation to the individuals' self esteem, health and day to day activities; these include: o Low mood stemmed from lack of dignity and privacy. o Social isolation and embarrassment. o Individual lives in fear of being unable to manage their needs. o Deterioration to their health caused by dehydration due to wanting to prevent incontinence or wanting to reduce mobilising to facilitate needs. o Moisture damage to the skin can be caused to the individual due to being unable to cope with or without aids or support.
Unfortunately, the general society is unforgiving toward those with special needs or differences. Those who don’t understand may become frustrated or have harsh words toward the individual exhibiting the TBI symptoms. This new treatment by the public may cause the individual to turn inward or stop seeking social experiences. Support of family members, close friends and therapists can alleviate some of these stress and anxiety felt by the
It can be more daunting and self-esteem crushing that a person has the possibility of losing their ability to function independently as a result of an illness that affects their mind. A person’s psychological well-being all depends on how they adapt and accept the diagnosis, disabilities and the implications that come with Multiple Sclerosis. They must also think about the possibility of psychological impairment as a result of
Three aspects of burnout are emotional exhaustion, negative, cynical attitudes and feelings about one’s clients and the tendency to evaluate oneself negatively with regards to one’s work with clients. Consequences of burnout can have serious consequences to staff, patients and the healthcare institutions involved. The studies conducted led to the development of the Maslach Burnnout Inventory
Unit Cu244p Understand the role of communication and interactions with individuals who have dementia . 1.1)Explain how individuals with dementia may communicate through their behaviour.. It could be through a few ways such as Crying,Shouting. Touch,Picture boards, writing.Repeating themselfs 1.2)Explain examples of how carers misinterpret communication.. aggressive/ bad behaviour may be misinterpreted by someone who doesn’t know the individual very well. The answer may be as simple as sitting in the wrong seat , Or in pain which can lead to frustration from the service user.
This, combined with mood disturbances, can undermine relationships with family, friends, and co-workers. BPD disturbances also may include self-harm.  Without treatment, symptoms may worsen, leading (in extreme cases) to suicide attempts There is an ongoing debate between clinicians and patients worldwide regarding the term Borderline, and some suggest it be renamed, and called Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder. There is concern that the diagnosis of BPD stigmatizes people and is a discriminatory practice. It is common for those suffering from BPD and their families to feel confused by a lack of clear diagnosis, effective treatments and accurate information.
Poor communication between the service user and carer is a factor, he or she may be unable to express their concerns or opinions. If an individual is not mobile or bed bound, they are frail and powerless to defend themselves. Someone who suffers with dementia and is aggressive may be susceptible to abuse as care staff may not know how to deal with this and become frustrated and lash out. Question 2a (Weighting:
* Diagnosis * Treatment * Welfare assistance - provide financial assistance, advocacy * Nursing – Individualized assistance and care plan * Physiotherapists (http://mswa.org.au/How-We-Help/Services-we-provide) Risks * Too many people and too much noise can be a stressful encounter for people with MS, specifically those with cognitive dysfunction. * Infections like flu can course a person with multiple sclerosis to have added complications, which can lead to pneumonia due to decreased lung function. * Lack of sleep, as a result of the constant fatigue that a person with MS