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.
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. Outcome 2 Know how to encourage an individual to maintain personal hygiene. The learner can: 1 Explain how to address personal hygiene issues with an individual in a sensitive manner without imposing own values.
Unit CU2655 support individuals to maintain personal hygiene 1. Understand the importance of good personal hygiene 1. Explain why personal hygiene is important Personal hygiene is important to the individual’s health and well-being. Being clean, and having a respectable appearance is important for maintaining older persons self-esteem too. 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.
(Black Pioneers of Science & Inventions, Haber, pg 13-15) Rillieux at a young age asked a lot of questions about the machines around the plantations and how they worked. His father as an engineer and inventor of the steam-operation cotton-bailing press, was really proud of his son and wanted to send him to receive the best education he could get. Because of the color difference the best school in New Orleans did not accept him,but that didn't stop Rillieux father. First because Rillieux was baptize as a catholic he went to catholic schools and study for his early age. Then, Rillieux father send him to Paris best school (L'Ecole) were there were no racial restrictions, to study engineering.
His only downfall was his anger problems and always being in trouble in school. He did what he was supposed to do at home. He was an energetic healthy little boy who watched wwe wrestling on TV every Friday, Monday, and Sunday. He made the goal to get older and become stronger and better then the superstars he watched. He did 10 pushups a day and 25 sit ups to try and get a six pack.
It is important to be positioned correctly as a therapist so you prevent yourself from pain or injury if you consistently and positioned correctly this can result in repetitive strain injury. • It is important to use the correct products, tools, equipment and technique because so the client can feel the best benefit from their treatment and it will not harm the client. • It is important to complete treatment records correctly so that you have on record if the client has any contra-indications which may prevent or restrict a treatment. You will also have on record anything the client may be allergic to. • It is important to complete the treatment to the satisfaction of the client so they go away feeling happy and return to you again in the future.
The working environment can also deteriorate when hygiene standards are low. Poor personal hygiene can also lead to low self esteem, low confidence and leave S/Us feeling isolated and depressed. 2.1 Using a friendly approach, talk positively and sensitively to the S/U about the importance of good personal hygiene and reassure them that you are there to help them if they need that help bearing in mind their right to independence and their ability to act independently and explain that their privacy is just as important to you as it is to them. 2.2 It is important to be sensitive and not impose your own values
Wesley lives under the shadow of his brother Frank and as the story progresses he is slowly escaping it. However, despite Wesley’s wilted physique and lack of superiority in the Hayden family hierarchy, he possesses a great deal of moral virtue and mental strengths. First of all, Wesley’s leg injury leads to other factors to develop Wesley as a better and stronger man. In his life he goes through many obstacles, such as his failure to go to war, and thus becoming the underdog of the Hayden family. This is discovered when the patriarch, Julian Hayden, says to his son Wesley “Ever since the war…Ever since Frank came home in a uniform and you stayed home, you’ve been jealous” (118).
As Nurses, it is important to wash our hands before and after patient contact. Hand hygiene is the single most important practice when reducing the spread of infection during patient care (Folan, Baillie, 2009). The CVB (Care Value Base) is an ethical code which governs how caregivers need to act in certain situations within a health and social care setting. They must not be discriminating, violating people’s rights or providing poor care for their patients. The caregivers must however protect patients from harm, maintain confidentiality and respect patients’ privacy.