If you have lupus it is normal to feel sad and down sometimes. After all lupus may force you to make big adjustments in your life. Lupus can sometimes put a strain on your personal relationships, and make it hard to do some of things that you may enjoy. One who has those feelings of sadness or depression that last more than a few weeks should be evaluated and treated. People with a chronic illness such as lupus are at higher risk for
o Moisture damage to the skin can be caused to the individual due to being unable to cope with or without aids or support. o There is an increased risk of infection. o Individual isolates self due to fear of unable to manage needs. o Cognitive deterioration due to dehydration. o Fearful of loss of dignity.
Some people feel afraid of what their future might hold, the medication they might need and the loss of the self-image they had. By minimizing arthritis inflammation, pain can be reduced significantly. Hypnosis can help to minimise pain and to regain self-image, through visualisation and positive affirmations. Hypnosis can help in many ways to relieve pain and to also give the patient back some self-esteem and self-confidence that they might have lost as Rheumatoid arthritis can be disfiguring. This I have seen first hand with my mother.
Samantha Mcintyre NVQ 3 Unit 2 – 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2 Task 1.2 Mentor Meeting It is important for a carer to obtain feedback as this will let them know where they are doing their job well and also to be aware of any improvement that can be made in order to meet the needs of the service users. Improvements could include attending training courses or changing their attitude in some way, or simply remembering the dress code for work. Everyone reacts differently to receiving constructive feedback. Some may listen to all that is being said and take it all in and understand the reasoning for this, they will then make any changes they need to improve themselves. Others can become defensive as they may feel that they are doing everything right and that there are no changes that need to be made.
1.2 The effects of poor personal hygiene can make people feel that they cannot socialise and this may make them try to withdraw from others, it may also make the person in question feel that they are not worthy and have a bad self image, people may even feel that they are ugly. This can effect people in lots of different ways. If people have poor hygiene others may not want to socialise with them or may try to avoid them. This can effect there well being as again self worth is gone, possibly may become withdrawn and possibly refusal to go to social areas, in a care home this could even mean not wanting to go out to public areas to eat, to watch t.v etc. and they may wish to stay in there room.
These might be; shoulders or shoulder blades, elbows, back of the head, rims of ears, knees, ankles, heels or toes, spine, tail bone and buttocks. Some of the factors that can put an individual at risk of developing pressure sores are poor nutrition or hydration, a health condition that limits the blood supply(diabetes and peripheral arterial disease) making the skin vulnerable to bruising and damage, poor mobility, age or urine or bowel incontinence. By using incorrect moving and handling techniques you are putting individuals at risk of damaging their skin. This can happen when individuals are moved into chairs as they may be unable to get out of them therefore leaving the individual sat on the same area causing
it 301 principles of communication in adult social care settings 1.1 There are many different reasons why we communicate with people, we do this to meet our physical needs, if we feel tired and want to rest, if we re to hot or cold or if we are hungry ad thirsty. We also communicate to meet our emotional needs to be friends with people, to form relationships and to express our feelings. We can also communicate to share information and learn new and different things from people. 1.2 If people cannot communicate with you properly we ca feel frustrated, isolated ,anxious and misunderstood. People ca sometimes find understanding both verbal and non-verbal communication very challenging and upsetting if they cannot get their feelings
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.
How Antidepressants affect neurotransmitters. Depression is a medical illness that causes a constant feeling of sadness and lack of interest. Depression affects how the person feels, behaves, and thinks. It can lead to emotional and physical problems. Typically, people with depression find it hard to go about their day-to-day activities and may also feel that life is not worth living.
Unit: 50118195.cu1530-Promote communication in health social care or children’s and young people’s settings (L3) (3) (M) 1.1 Identify the different reasons people communicate. * express needs * share ideas and information * reassure * express feelings * build relationships * socialise * ask questions * share experiences * understand and be understood * share opinions, knowledge, feelings, and emotions. 1.2 Explain how communication affects relationships in the work setting. Communication is an essential tool a carer can use to meet the needs of all service users, It is a basic requirement of our job role to communicate with individuals and their families, other members of staff on a daily basis. Communicating with other staff members ensures effective team working and continuity of care.