* If they spend time away from home, for example while they are cared for in hospital, it may be difficult to keep up to date with their financial commitments. * If they have symptoms such as mania their capacity to make financial decisions may be affected as they might act recklessly or unwisely. * If they have symptoms of depression the person may lose the motivation or the ability to concentrate to keep control of your finances. * If they are unable to make decisions for themselves for any reason, they could be more vulnerable to financial eThe individual may have feelings of denial and so not seek any help. d) Social exclusion Often, people with mental health problems feel cut off from other people, including family, friends and neighbours.
P3: Describe the potential effects of discriminatory practice on those who use health or social care services. Include the following and look at how they can result in a loss of right: Marginalisation is one of the effects of discriminatory practice. It is a social division of some people from the large society. People are separated from the society because of their age, disability, culture or social class. If people are separated from the society they will feel isolated and could lead to depression, anxiety, eating disorders, financial problems and/or health problems.
I have listed other possible effects below * Long term effects may be: * Loss of motivation * Restricted opportunities * Limited access to services * Long term depression * Increased behavior problems * Difficulty communicating * Lack of education * Lack of achievement The effects listed above are not only ones that affect the individual; they are effects that can be experienced by the individual’s family and friends too. The individual’s family can become isolated from society through trying to protect their family member and will often experience verbal abuse for having a family member that is perceived to be different. Family members can sometimes feel embarrassed about the shame
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:
Individual’s self-esteem can be low, and their body language may be closed or negative, this can make communication difficult with an individual whom is distressed because you may not get any feed back from them, or you may not get a change to talk or be listened to to help them. The individual may even talk a different language or revert back to their mother tongue, which can cause a communication barrier. Also if the individual has a learning disability they may not understand how/why they are feeling, or may not know how to express it. 1.4 Explain how working with an individual who is distressed may impact on own well-being. Working with a person whom is distressed can also be distressing for the person caring and comforting
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.
Barriers to Accessing Care There are many potential barriers that face many people every day. The main barriers that occur are attitudinal, geographical, physical, psychological, financial and cultural &language barriers. These barriers can affect the most vulnerable of people, from the elderly to low income families. Attitudinal Barriers An attitudinal barrier is when people have negative attitudes and views towards others who may have a disability for example. Prejudices and stereotyping can influence attitudinal barriers, for example, a disabled person in a work environment may be acted against by even the most well meaning of their colleagues, as they might feel pity or feel sorry for them, making a disabled person feel put down and inferior, meaning they don’t work up to their full potential and empower them to having full independence.
On the flip side to this; poor communication when sharing information can have a detrimental effect on care. A breakdown in the communication when multiple agencies have an involvement could result in a client or patient being ‘lost‘ in the system. This could be because so many people have got
Some facts also may indicate that some aids are substance abusers, A person under the influence of drugs or alcohol can potentially harm themselves or others. A common problam is lack of training in treating or giving care to people with certain conditions such as dimentia,alzheimers,depression, Even if willing to help, A carer can end up performing abuse acts perhaps because they are under authority to attend a service user in a way they do not know. Maybe staff were to busy rushing and not concentrating and giving full one on one care to that service user.another factor could be that the care staff were working in poor conditions such as not enough equiptment or poor lighting. i think maybe that there also could of been communication barriers between staff and service users or management and staff and matybe staff did not fully understand what they were doing was wrong. besides the above reasons there are many other triggers of
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.