Individuals with sight loss are unable to read; people can easily mislead them or give them wrong information. People unable to hear cannot listen to what is being said on the radio or television, unless there is an interpreter, e.g. being asked to evacuate a place due to an expected earthquake or floods. If a deaf person is on their own because they could not get vital information, they become victims in such circumstances. Deafblind people find it very difficult to identify the clues used by the speaker in
Unit 4222-393 Understand sensory loss 1.1 Sensory loss can often be a ‘hidden’ disability which can frequently lead to isolation and frustration at not being able to communicate efficiently with other people. With hearing loss, day-to-day activities such as hearing a doorbell, using the telephone, watching television or taking part in conversations can produce feelings of inadequacy. Conversely, not being able to distinguish faces, read the time on a clock or drive can produce the same feelings in a person who has vision loss. Having a dual sensory loss compounds the frustration and isolation a person feels when trying to communicate effectively. Hearing loss interferes with face-to-face communication and can often cause older people to lose interest in everyday activities and in turn make them more likely to miss information given by their doctor, carer or family member.
This can cause the individual to experience frustration and feelings of inadequacy. Individuals experiencing sensory loss cannot experience the full extent of the programme as they may miss information such as facial expressions. Individual with sensory loss can miss out on important information that people without sensory loss can take for granted. An example of this may be an individual with a visual impairment may not be able to read written material such as a bank statement. An individual with a hearing impairment could miss or miss hear information such as someone informing them of a danger they may be heading towards.
It can impose feelings of isolation and low self-worth. People with hearing loss tend to shout when they speak because they cannot hear their own voice. The inability to interact with other people or hear what they are saying can invoke feelings of inadequacy in the individual’s suffering with a hearing impairment. Individual’s suffering from impairment of sight would struggle immensely to complete even some of the basic task we take for granted. They cannot distinguish between peoples face, never get to see television, and no longer enjoy the sights of the world around them.
People with sensory loss can miss out on a lot of important information that people without sensory loss take in day to day without even realising. For example if we had a visual impairment we may not be able to read written material which is important
They may not be given the opportunity to be involved just because other's haven't got the time of day for them. Due to how dementia affects a client may mean they can not adjust to the time it is now and may be stuck in their past. This may mean they cannot understand what is being asked of them. 2.1 When caring for person with dementia we must remember they are an individual and need to be included in all aspects of care. They should be given the opportunity to make choices.
However, one cannot numb painful memories without also numbing joyful memories. One must suppress all feelings in order to numb painful feelings. People with PTSD often avoid even pleasant activities, including those that were pleasurable before the trauma-such as travel, babies, hobbies or relaxation." (Glenn R. Schiraldi, 2009, p. 10) Often times, people with PTSD feel disconnected from others. They feel as though they cannot relate to others because they are different and no one will understand what they are feeling or going through.
But to suffer with both could make you feel very isolated and find it very difficult to communicate and could in some cause individuals to become a recluse. 1.2. Analyse how societal attitudes and beliefs impact on individuals with sensory loss People with sensory loss are treated in different ways, like shouting during conversation to a deaf person or talking directly in to their ear, preventing them
dysarthria Dysarthric individuals struggle to speak properly and may have hoars, excessively loud/quiet or nasal-sounding speech. As a result, people with this condition may be difficult to understand. They may a be able to form sentences, single words
Most deaf people don’t like when a hearing stranger joins there conversation to ask them if they need help or interpretation. If deaf people need help they will ask for it. Even though your intentions may be good, they will take it offensively and feel you are promoting the stereotype that deaf people are helpless and vulnerable. If you want to approach a deaf person because you are interested in the language and want to say hi, most of the time that’s fine. The more skillful your signing is the better chance you have of establishing a friendly conversation.