• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

ACTIVITIES FOR HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

ACTIVITIES FOR HEALTH AND WELL-BEING NOREEN MAKAYIRI I carried out a number of different activities with a person who has a learning disability; all the activities were effective in every sense to this person as they involved emotional, physical, psychological needs of my service user. I had a number of activities lined up for the day so there was a lot to really work on but then all were split into different times and days so that they could coincide with activities timetable l had. I would like to firstly discuss about cookery activity that was fantastic, interesting, life changing, challenging and emotionally keeping us up to standard that is happy and joyous. I had also other activities online, things like swimming, shopping as well as the art and craft. We will realise how all the above have mentioned have serious effects on a person's physical, intellectual, emotional and social needs of the service user. ...read more.

Middle

To create a different environment shopping answers the question of being stressed and enhances self-esteem. This increase the thinking capacity of the service user, allowing them to use their imagination, creativity skills and intelligence to match and decide upon the things to shop and why they do what they are do. All of this could be fruitless as long as a person is not physically fit, willing and able to do so for as to achieve a great deal when it comes to fitness, going to swimming helps out as it satisfies physical development needs like gross and fine motor skills, the hand-eye coordination. This also promotes cardiovascular health, fitness, flexibility, stamina, improved sleep, relief of stress, relaxation and helps also develop muscles. All this helps out especially in a person with a learning disability in a way they will sometimes be stressed by the activities they are daily involved in, so something physical helps them out because at least they can exercise a bit. ...read more.

Conclusion

For our shopping we had to restrict ourselves to time and the money we had so that we do not overspend unnecessarily. The entire shopping list had to be done well before and the rough estimates were done as well. This helped to stick within our budget as l cited earlier on. On all my activities l had planned for my client there was a common answer that is happiness seen on the faces of the people and the most important one was from my client. I saw him portray a happy face, stress free and a happy person despite the times we had to go through sometimes. These included planning sometimes, trying to compromise and reach some final decision and agreeing upon all these sometimes was not that easy. I enjoyed this time, as l was kept busy on my toes trying to plan ahead and face up the challenges and step up to the play. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Child Development section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Child Development essays

  1. Why family structures are changing.

    Kane who was born with an learning disability has accessed a wide range of services, on the NHS he needed speech therapy as he was finding it hard to speak when he was younger after a number of years he is now able to communicate properly to anyone, be fore

  2. Health Improvement Plan

    Here is a list of what types of fruits and vegetables are rich in what specific vitamins and minerals: * Fibre decreases risk of coronary heart disease and prevents constipation as it keeps food travelling in a smooth continuous

  1. Ways in which the individual can be motivated and supported to maintain or improve ...

    There are also major Financial problems that will affect my client. At today's rates, a 40-a-day smoker will spend �62,500 over the next 20 years, this could lead to house loss, or basic everyday needs taken away. There are many methods my client could use, there are drugs, counselling, help lines and inhalers, nasal sprays, and gums.

  2. The Emotionally Intelligent Team

    Daniel Goleman's (1995) publication of the book "Emotional Intelligence" which contained the above definition, popularized the idea of viewing the experience and expression of emotions as a domain of intelligence. It further stressed the supposition of multiple intelligences and ignited the present debate concerning the exact definition of EI and its most efficient and accurate method of measurement.

  1. Communicational skills in a health and social care setting

    Any information a carer may from a patient is protected by law by the data protection act (or DPA), the law states that any information received from a patient must be stored and filed in a protected place, whether it maybe a locked cupboard or a password encrypted computer.

  2. Examining the advantages of creative activities to the client.

    The benefits of the creative activities are able to improve communication skills and create new skills for the children in the activities. The creative activities are also good stimulation for the children as well as being therapeutic too. Creative activities can be used to help people that are recovering from

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work