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.
3. The person that is distressed can be irritable, pessimistic, overly sensitive which will negatively affect communication. It makes people become isolative which will then lead to lack of communication. Anxiety often coexists with depression. A person who suffers from anxiety may avoid expressing him/herself due to the fear of making mistakes or being judged.
Everyone has the right to take risks and make decisions about their own lives, a balance should be found between service user’s participation in everyday activities and the carer’s duty of care. It should be noted that it is impossible to eliminate risk completely, however minimising and being prepared for risk by preventative action. Supporting people to live independently by taking part of their lives means accepting that there are risks that can’t be avoided but can be prepared for. 1.2) For some services, approaches to risk have been a problem because they have been concerned with avoiding potentially harmful situations for the service user and staff. People need to take risk to achieve things on their own merit, but there are people who should support them but will discourage them from taking risks because of perceived perceptions of the persons limitations.
Health and safety is a factor that must always be taken in to consideration, as there could always be a risk. All hazards must be checked and dealt with before any tasks take place. A learner may feel uncomfortable in an assessment environment and measures must be taken to ease any unnecessary stress. This could affect their ability to perform. Evidence provided by the learner must always be his or her own work and must not have been carried out by anybody else and there must be no interruption or interference from other team members during the assessment process.
This could be more severe in the case of abuse whereby the individual can’t communicate effectively to alert others if they are being abused and can be vulnerable to abuse. The result could also put others in dangers for example if a person’s communication needs were not met and they discovered a fire they would not be able to report it quickly which would put others in danger. 1.2 Explain how own role and practice can impact on communication with an individual who has specific communication needs. My own role and practice can impact on an individual who has specific communication needs as if I do not communicate with a person in a way that they understand they may feel left out and alone, hence they may suffer from additional mental health disabilities such as depression. When I do spend time with an individual, and do include them and communicate in a way that they understand then they will feel as if they are valued and part of society.
Stress in the workplace can be caused by numerous reasons and can have a major impact on work performance and job satisfaction. It is important that the organization is able to identify the stress related issues and the contributing factors that are causing stress. The stress reducing approaches; stress management training, reduction of stressors and alternate work schedules and telecommuting are essential for reducing stress within an organization as well as benefit the employees at Air Devils
The effect of PTSD can be very extensive. PTSD is a debilitating disorder, and its symptoms have a negative impact on a numerous areas of everyday life. In particular, PTSD negatively affects a person's mental health, physical health, work, and relationships. Post-traumatic is more then merely a stress disorder, PTSD is an anxiety disorder that a person may develop after experiencing extreme or overwhelming traumatic events. More specifically, the trauma is more overwhelmingly powerful when they witnesses and event in which another person may have been killed, seriously injured or threatened.
Traumatized In J.D. Salinger novel The Catcher in the Rye the protagonist Holden has induced trauma and has trouble overcoming it. A trauma is a psychologically distressing event that is outside the range of usual human experience, that can’t be overcome for an extended time or for life. As Lance Viceroy tells in her book trauma and survival,” traumatic experience can produce a sometimes indelible effect on the human psyche that can change the nature of an individual’s memory, self-recognition, and relational life.” Holden’s obsession with past reviles his trauma the fact that he cannot deal with that things change overtime. He hates the idea that Jane would've taken her kings out of the back row.
In order to conceal their story, “victims may sacrifice their cognitive abilities”. This is often caused by being at a loss of words when trying to explain the situation. In addition to their shame, the fear of judgment, blame, and belief, allow the victim to withhold their story. Many victims, especially children, feel as if they must be at least
People are vulnerable to financial abuse because they may have a mental health or physical disability and can not stand up for themselves. They could be to young to no what is happening also be an elderly person who is to scared to say anything or help themselves as they may feel scared. Institutional Loss of confidence, self esteem and control , and submissive behaviour can also be a sign and symptom of institutional abuse. People are vulnerable to institutional abuse as they may be elderly or young people so cant stand up for themselves or some people may not no anything different if that’s all they no. also this abuse could affect people as it is held in a care home or nursery etc.