Incontinence in the Older Adult Independence and modesty are two things that elderly people tend to lose. As we age our body tends to not function at its optimal level. Our sight may become poor, our hearing diminished, and our muscles weak. The older adult is used to living on their own and taking care of their self. This is the age when they start to lose their independence by being unable to drive, or having to sell their house that had become there home.
Depression is commonly known as a mental disorder: with lack of energy and difficulty in maintaining concentration or interest in life. (Webster) Therefore it is considered as a risk factor as it affects their will to live. The usual case would be for veterans who have spent their entire lives serving in the military have a difficult time moving on. As a result they are at risk of depression since they would have a difficult time transitioning to a typical civilian lifestyle. The failure to adapt would lead to more stress and lead to further decline of health.
Homeless Families are a Vulnerable Population Homeless Families are a Vulnerable Population Homelessness is a lack of permanent housing resulting from extreme poverty and the inability to provide an adequate living environment. There are two trends that greatly attribute for the rise in family homelessness. The first is the continued decline in rental housing that are available individuals within the monetary limits they are able to meet and the second is a widening gap between earned income and housing cost for low income families. (Clark 2011). Vulnerable populations are experiencing extreme poverty and are at risk for poor health both mentally and physically.
Critically consider two or more explanations relating to the break down of relationships (25 marks) Duck (1999) suggested that relationships breakdown due to common problems called risk factors. These included: Lack of skill - Some people lack social skills, so they have poor quality conversations and don't indicate interest very well. Duck (1991) argued the lack of social skills can be seen as a disinterest and lack of effort to maintain the relationship, so it breaks down. Demographic factors - Bentler and Newcomb (1988) found that marriages in older couples were more likely to succeed. Jaffe and Kanter (1989) found that couples from different backgrounds were more likely to divorce.
Burnout is a state of emotional, physical and mental exhaustion resulting from working with people in emotionally demanding situations. It has three major components; emotional exhaustion, feelings of low personal accomplishments with clients and a dehumanizing, uncaring attitude towards clients (Lewis, Packard, & Lewis, 2007). A person experiencing burnout has a lack of autonomy and feels as if they cannot do as they want. This person tends to move away from idealism and concern for clients and begin more mechanical behaviors. A person's personality may play a role in their likelihood to experience burnout, for example a type A personality may have unrealistic expectations and may experience burnout more easily than someone with more realistic expectations.
When we do this, our quality of work weakens; we become stressed, overwhelmed, and if this continues, then depression can happen. Many people use multitasking in everyday situations, especially those in the workplace. In the essay, “In Defense of Multitasking” the author David Silverman talked about the downside of multitasking and unitasking. The author goes on to say, “Multitasking isn’t just an addiction for the short-attention spanned among us; it’s crucial to survival in today’s workplace” (656). In the workplace, if we are faced with a dilemma, then it is a good thing to seek out help instead of fretting over the task.
Peyton Kettleband Ms. Phillips American Literature 25 October 2014 Postmodernist characteristics of I.D. Depression is a huge issue in society, making it hard for others to communicate. Joyce Carol Oates’ story “I.D.” showcases the strain depression puts on communication through Lisette’s day-to-day life. This example of postmodernist literature sends the message that communication is key for a strong family relationship, otherwise is leads to isolation, lack of heroes, and detachment. The concern with an individual in isolation shows that Lisette is isolated and doesn’t communicate effectively.
The losses start with no longer having that mate and the surviving spouse is now alone as you have lost part of your identity. The surviving spouse’s sense of self and security is shattered and feel as though their anchor was cut and leaving the feeling of adrift (2011). Wright (2011) also described the feeling of the grieving spouse as someone who is treading water and feels as though their life is chaos and does not know where to go or what to do. The surviving person now has to make all of the decisions to include the funeral, estate, and needs of children if applicable. The lifestyle or livelihood of the surviving spouse is turned upside down as their spouse was such an important part of their lives and the loss can be very overwhelming as well as frightening.
Di Describe three common signs or indicators of stress 1)They may experience frequent headaches, be unable to sleep or loose weight. 2)Their personality may become affected, they may exhibit behaviour that is not normal for the individual. 3)They may become quiet or withdrawn. Dii Describe two examples of circumstances or situations that may cause you to feel stress 1) If you are under a lot of pressure due to a shortage of staff you can become very stressed. 3)If you have a lot of paper work to fill in and you need to have it finished by the end of your shift and you cant get working at it because of demands from your service users Diii Evaluate the effectiveness of three different strategies for managing stress
The Royal College of Psychiatrists (2004) states that social exclusion is an inevitable part of life for many people with mental health difficulties. People with a mental illness are often marginalised because they have inadequate material resources and because they cannot participate in economically or