Physical health refers to the state of the physical body, this includes the efficient functioning of body organs, our level of fitness, nutritional status, degree of energy body weight and resistance to disease. Good physical health is described as being fit, having a healthy weight, have good nutritional status and being free of disease and sickness. To an extent, our hereditary and genetic structure determines our physical potential, physical health is largely determined by our life style, behaviour values and individual
Lifelong Wellness How do you plan on maintaining lifelong wellness? First of all, I have to consider what the definition of wellness is. According to the book, “Invitation to Health with Pretests,” wellness is defined as a, “purposeful, enjoyable living or more specifically, a deliberate lifestyle choice characterized by personal responsibility and optimal enhancement of physical, mental, and spiritual health” (Hales 4). Also, the book mentioned that our health reflect the six dimensions of health; physical, social, intellectual, environmental, emotional, and spiritual health. So, in order to maintain lifelong wellness, we have to maintain all of these dimensions of health.
I assist patients at meal times attempting to promote a healthy diet. I assist qualified staff by carrying out a range of tasks e.g., taking physical observations: BP, Pulse, completing safety checks and observations. I have a reasonable understanding of the Mental Health Act and am able to file important documentation in patient’s notes, so that they are easily accessible whilst maintaining confidentiality. I have developed a wide range of skills while working for the health board. I have learned how to build relationships with fellow staff to work as part of a team.
Using the five main components, medical, fitness, rehabilitation, behavioral health, and data collection: •The medical examination portion of the Las Vegas Fire Department’s Health and Wellness Program meets and exceeds those of the IAFF/IAFC wellness initiative. •Improvements in the fitness portion of the Department’s wellness program consist of establishing a Fitness Committee, developing an inventory and preventive maintenance program for the Department’s exercise equipment, providing fitness evaluations and fitness self-assessments, employ the use of an Exercise Specialist and peer trainers, and issue personalized exercise prescriptions. •The Department’s rehabilitation program has most of the components required by the Initiative (1997) including an alternative duty program and periodic re-evaluations following return to duty. The department does not have a medical liaison or utilize a single physical therapy organization. The Department is also deficient in the areas
Professional Issues in Health Health Needs Assessment 21074332 Cohort: October 2009 Group M The aim of this essay is to compile a health needs assessment in Roxbourne where two key factors which includes housing and unemployment/employment are focused upon. Firstly this health needs assessment will look at definitions such as health, needs and then health needs which will follow with an overall overview of Harrow and then focus on Roxbourne. During this health needs assessment a rationale will be given why the writer has chosen this particular ward in Harrow community. A discussion will follow on the effects on health and well-being of housing and unemployment/employment within the chosen ward. Furthermore, this essay will describe the role of the nurse and other healthcare professionals/ agencies in addressing the health needs in Roxbourne, and this will only focus on one factor.
Personal Health Assessment Julie Reid SCI/100 11/10/2011 James Stegge Ardell (2011) defines wellness as, “a mind set, a predisposition to adopt a series of key principles in varied life area that lead to high levels of wellbeing and life satisfaction.” A wellness mind set will protect you against temptations to blame others, avoid accountability, or make excuses when facing diversity. Wellness contains six dimensions of health; occupational, physical, social, intellectual, spiritual and emotional. The purpose of this paper is to identify three of the six dimensions of health that are my strongest and one that is my personal weakness and practices that I can incorporate to improve on my personal health. My strongest dimension of health is occupational. The occupational dimension recognizes personal satisfaction in your life through your work.
Being healthy will only increase my happiness and being happy is important to both my mental and physical well being. I know that I will feel and look 100% better inside and out. I will stick to my plan no matter what and I from here on refuse to let anything or anybody get in my way of achieving my goals. References Grosvenor, M.B., & Smolin, L.A. (2006). Nutrition: Everyday Choices.
Keeping a clear mind and knowing how to deal with worldly challenges is your intellectual health. My intellect is clear and it helps me overcome obstacles but sometimes I can become unclear and go off the wrong path. Environmental health is taking care of the environment and appreciating people that do take care of it. But the Earth is only here for a certain time and for our human bodies. I really don’t care what happens in the environment.
In addition, we should also offer the good environment and atmosphere for a patient, such as ventilation and warming, light, personal cleanliness, and nutrition (George, 2002).Therefore nursing caring cannot become successful without trust, which is based on good environmental factors. My personal philosophy of nursing includes four things: client, health, environment, and nursing. The personal definition of client is followed by Palau’s nursing model. Palau’s said client is an individual, a developing organism who tries to reduce anxiety caused by needs