1.3 Explain how distress may affect the way an individual communicates. All individuals may react differently when feeling distressed. Some may become quiet, and not want to talk or make eye contact with you. Others may become angrier, and do all the talking in the conversation, and they may begin shouting. 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.
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.
Others may find the individual's behaviour unusual, or erratic and may find it difficult to be around them. The individual may feel hurt, insecure, lack self-esteem and become depressed and isolated. Anxiety disorders – is an unrealistic and constant worry about aspects of everyday life. The individual may experience sleep disturbance. They may be restless or agitated, their hearts may beat faster, they may get the shakes and stomach upset.
Insomnia is a common problem for people that suffer or have suffered from physical abuse. This is can be caused by fear, stress, anxiety, feelings of guilt, and inability to let go of what happened in the past. A person may be afraid to go to sleep because they may have very vivid dreams about being physical abused. Insomnia can make a person find it very hard to function during the day as
Visual impairments can also be difficult in these situations and may affect a person’s ability to read body language, facial expressions and see gestures. Persons who have dual sensory loss will find it extremely difficult and be frustrated during day to day tasks. It can lead to loss of interests in activities and in some case may cause a person to have little or no contact with the world around them. It can have serious effects if a person misinterprets what they are being spoken to about by their family, friends and possibly medical professionals. Persons with hearing impairments would need to focus on reading lips and body language to uphold conversations just as people with visual impairments would rely on their hearing to be able to function effectively within society.
Unit 55 Outcome 1 1.1 Identify common causes of distress Often causes of distress are through events happening such as a death of a loved one or friend, financial difficulties, relationship problems, illness. 1.2 Describe signs that may indicate an individual is distressed * Lack of concentration * Lack of motivation * Fatigue * Looks pale * Anxiety/panic/worrying * Irritability or short temper * Being tearful 1.3 Explain how distress may affect the way an individual communicates The individual may become withdrawn and avoid social outings, unable to face reality or responsibilities, impact on confidence causing low self esteem , worries easily and become very panicked and anxious, avoids eye contact. 1.4 Explain how working
Individual's on the autistic spectrum may struggle with relationship's and social interaction due to difficulties with communication. It would make it difficult for relationship's to work if there is a lack of understanding each other due to the break down in communication. There may be some problems concerning an individual's preference in activities and interests. This is mainly due to a condition that some individual's on the autistic spectrum can find difficulty in which is social creativity, one of the triad of impairments that define ASC. This can cause some restrictions and inflexibility due to the individual in some cases not being able to fully comprehend the transcendence of traditional idea's, rules, pattern's, etc.
Torn stained bloodied clothing. ------------------------------ Ai > C~ Emotional/psychological abuse Psychological abuse is messing with someone’s mind, it is a lethal form of emotional abuse and it destroys confidence, creativity and individuality, there is no regard for your feelings, it is bullying and making you feel worthless. Aii >C~ Signs-symptoms. The individual will feel fearful and withdrawn. They would have a low self-esteem and poor self-image, they would have no enthusiasm, they may cry a lot and avoid eye contact, and they wouldn’t join in activities or even start to rock and mumble to themselves.
· if something isnt understood, rephrase rather than repeat. · speak a little louder than usual. · speak a little slower than usual but not to slow that is destroys the speak rhythem. 1.3 There are many different facts that can have an impact with people with sensory loss because communication and awareness play a big part in peoples lives. The negative side of sensory loss is that they may find it hard to feed themselves, dressing themselves and that their mobility may deteariate.
Low self-esteem, poor self-image, negative self-worth and low self-confidence can have a lasting effect on education and progress at work, leading to a loss of motivation to achieve. Stress itself has a number of consequences, such as tiredness. People can develop mental illness, such as anxiety and depression, as a consequence of stress related to