Sometimes people do things without thinking about their health. That’s why having overeating habits is very bad and can cause obesity. Both readings, “The Wages of Sin” and “In Gorging, Truth” support comparisons that are effective in different ways. Both reading give examples of how people affected by society and this can cause health issues. That’s why they tend to overeat and get overweight.
For example: A Service user cannot understand a menu when It is present in a list form , so we could help them make their choice by getting images of meals they would be presented with to eat. Also try to explain the importance of a healthy diet. If the dilemma was to be a reoccurrence or become a bigger issue at meal times, it would be a good idea to report it to the NIC or the service users case manager to then discuss other options available with the chef. 2. Each service user is different and they all like/ dislike different foods.
Secondly, functional changes that may occur with someone with dementia is that they may have had a stroke or have weakness in using limbs which would affect them using utensils such as a knife and fork for instance not having the strength to lift the fork to their mouth. Or they may have lost strength within the swallowing or chewing, this would significantly affect a person in reference to eating drinking and nutrition. This can lead to a person not being able to eat and therefore losing weight and possibly malnourished and becoming dehydrated. Thirdly, emotional changes can affect eating, drinking and nutrition in a huge way. For instance people with dementia can be affected by grief as in the most common of circumstances they are elderly and may have suffered the loss of a partner.
Dysphagia happens when there is a problem with the neural control or the structures involved in any part of your swallowing process. Weak tongue or cheek muscles may make it hard to move food around in your mouth for chewing. A stroke or other nervous system disorders can make it difficult to start a swallowing response, a stimulus that allows food and liquids to move safely through the throat. Another difficulty can occur when weak throat muscles, such as after cancer surgery, cannot move all of the food toward the stomach. It can also result from disorders of the esophagus.
Unit 49;Understand and meet the nutritional requirements of individuals with dementia. 1) Understand the nutritional needs that are unique to individuals with dementia. 1.1) Describe how cognitive, functional, and emotional changes associated with dementia can affect eating, drinking and nutrition; Symptoms associated with dementia, can have detrimental effect on individuals, if they are not addressed and resolved. In some individuals, cognitive impairments interfere with the sequences and patterns associated with completing tasks, so, remembering how to use items such as cutlery, drinking cups etc, and the order, or way in which to use them are lost. It can mean that tasks such as making a cup of tea, or a sandwich can no longer be completed.
This means that person with dementia can forget how important it is to eat and drink. They also may lose sense of hunger and thirst. It can become problem putting client’s health at risk. Functional change is losing ability to remember how to eat using cutlery. Instead, some people find easier to pick up food by hand, so finger food should be provided.
The environment can have effects such as noise, confusion, too much visual stimulation, poor lighting, unpleasant odours, and uncomfortable room temperature 4. it is important to recognise and meet an individuals personal and cultural preferences concerning food and drink as the individual could find the food unappealing, have difficulty eating the foods that are offered due to smells, flavours and textures, difficulty can also arise if too many foods are offered at one time 5. People with dementia may become dehydrated if they are unable to communicate or recognise that they are thirsty, they can forget to drink, inadequate fluids can lead to headaches, increased confusion, constipation and urinary tract infections, all can increase symptoms of dementia, offering a variety of drinks is important as the individual’s preferences can
This means that they need different types of nutrition’s. For example since their metabolism tend to burn the food faster they need some type of heavy food but not too heavy so soon their metabolism won’t be able to break it down; which will cause them to gain weight. Pollan does point out in his book how fast food is not very healthy and how it is a poor quality of food. I am here to correct what he said towards fast food. Fast food can be good for you if you eat the fast food correctly.
Schizophrenia is an example of a psychotic disorder. Eating disorders: Eating disorders involve extreme emotions, attitudes, and behaviors involving weight and food. Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder are the most common eating disorders. Impulse control and addiction disorders: People with impulse control disorders are unable to resist urges, or impulses, to perform acts that could be harmful to themselves or others. Pyromania (starting fires), kleptomania (stealing), and compulsive
Dying to be Thin Melanie Hogan HCA 415 Professor Clark April 15, 2013 Dying to be Thin Living in a society that is infatuated with being thin and sex appeal, it is obvious why eating disorders are so prominent in the United States. Food- related disorders including Bulimia, binge eating, and food phobias are becoming more common, but the leading eating disorder in the United States is Anorexia Nervosa (Anorexia for short). Anorexia is a severe eating disorder, in which an individual drastically reduces their calorie intake to the point of starvation. Although, Anorexia can affect anyone of any color at any time in their life, its primary target is adolescent and young adult females. The cause of this disorder is unknown, but people