Discuss the deficits Mr Lusk has presented with. Mr Lusk has presented with many of the signs of Dementia. Mr Lusk’ inability to perform everyday tasks and reported progressive memory loss are both factors in Dementia. Mr Lusk’ is also wandering and getting lost in familiar setting this is a sign that Mr Lusk is disorientated with time and place which is an early warning sign of Dementia. Other early warning signs that Mr Lusk has presented with are deficits in language often people with Dementia forget how to speak simple words which can impact on the ability to have a conversation with the person, judgement, insight and thinking are also signs of Dementia people with Dementia have a hard time with abstract thinking and can’t problem solve as well as they use to.
Those who have an eating disorder think it is the only way to cope with their pain. They are also life threatening diseases that insurance companies should pay for and the media’s pressure does not help one who has a disorder. Those with eating disorders develop this illness because they believe it is the only way to cope with their pain. According to The National Eating Disorder Association, “Those suffering try to use food and the control of food to cope with feelings and emotions that may otherwise seem overwhelming” (NEDA). One of the many ways those with eating disorders control their feelings and emotions are by simply to stop eating.
Any type of sensory loss can cause individuals to experience the ways in which society treats them differently. People often believes that any type of sensory loss also reduces people’s capacity to understand. For example, when eating Mrs M needs help cutting with her food because she can't see properly and every time one of the other service user say something about it she will stop and refused to eat. So every time its meal time we try to cut her food before giving it to her and using a plate that has a guard so she can easily eat without problems or interruptions. For people with sensory loss, services are planned in a way that gives them control over the services they need to support them.
Wohltman 1 Amanda Wohltman Mrs. Hatfield Pre- AP English II 30 April 2015 How does malnutrition physically affect the body? Malnutrition is a lack of sufficient nutrients in the body. Malnutrition is usually obtained when a person does not get enough food; not only do they not get enough food, but they do not get nutritious food which is very important for one’s health. This has many negative effects on the body (see Fig.1). Some of the effects are a decline in muscle function, reduction in cardiac muscle mass, and a worsened immune system.
When they look in the mirror, they do not see how lean and skeletal they appear, rather, they see themselves as needing to lose “just a few more pounds.” With Bulimia, a person consumes large quantities of food to numb their feelings. (Rumney 2009) However, shame and guilt creep in and start the urge to purge. They purge by means of vomiting, excessive exercising, and the use of laxatives or diuretics. Anorexia becomes readily visible once a person drops way below a normal weight. (Carolyn 2007) Yet, with Bulimics, they could appear to have a normal body weight or even appear slightly overweight.
Dementia is a syndrome which is caused by diseases of the brain and loss of brain tissue. There are several diseases which give rise to dementia, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Causes can be generic, vascular and environment. People with Dementia lose their memory of day to day things but still remember things from their past. As the disease gradually gets worse individuals start to forget about their personal hygiene, personal wellbeing, how to cook or clean in their own home, they forget how to stay safe within their own environment.
Though this will not eliminate the symptoms all together, they will have a noticeable effect. Eating smaller meals more frequently can aid in digestion which will alleviate some of the symptoms of IBS. Smaller meals throughout the day can be beneficial in a couple of ways. They allow for easier digestion. With less food going through the intestine, the digestive system has an easier time of processing the food you take in.
They also tend to have low self-esteem based on body image distortion. However, regardless of the age, sex or other characteristics of the individual, eating large amounts of food followed by compensating as a means of avoiding weight gain initially reduces anxiety, stress and negative mood
Models aren’t perfect. They are on diets too. Some diets that consist of less then one meal per day. Models have a number of eating disorders. Many have disorders like bulimia, where when they eat they are forced to throw it back up, which is very bad for you.
Above the age of 75, fat control is less likely to be helpful, and isn't right if the person is frail, has suffered weight loss or has a very small appetite. In fact, in these situations additional fat may be used to increase the calories in meals and snacks to aid weight gain. Older people can suffer from constipation and bowel problems mainly due to a reduced gut motility and inactivity. To reduce this, try eating high-fibre cereal foods, fruit and vegetables. Raw bran and extreme amounts of very high-fibre foods are not the answer, though; they're too large and may get in the way with the absorption of certain nutrients.