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    Equality diversity and rights in health and social care

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    and they should be applied to the fullest with no contradictory. National policy initiatives National policy initiatives are Laws put together by society rather than the government. They reduce and sometimes stop marginalisation and promote the rights of individuals, whilst meeting their needs. The promotion of anti-discriminatory practice is done through the national policies by targeting areas where it is needed. For example the Human Rights Act (1998) and the Disability Discrimination Act (2005), both address anti-discriminatory practice in different ways by ensuring that individuals are treated with respect and dignity and all there other rights are received when being supported by health and social care settings. Every Child Matters (2003)

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    Health and social care, OCR Nationals double award promoting health and well being

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    people of different ages have been chosen). Please refer to the survey. Appendix 1 By looking at what different people say about health, it is clear that each one look at it differently. Therefore, there are many ways to define health. When we look at health, all physical, intellectual, emotional and social aspects should be considered because they all affect our health equally. Health can be defined in many ways, positively, negatively and holistically. It depends on how the individuals look at their health and how concerned they are about it.

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    Individual Needs in Health & Social Care

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    Everyone?s bodies are different, there are certain we all share, such as good and nutritious food, clean water, shelter and an unpolluted environment to live in. sometimes we take part in activities which can be harmful to us physically, such as taking drugs, smoking, drinking alcohol excessively or not taking enough exercise. These damage our bodies so that our physical needs are not met. Intellectual needs: this needs develop and keep our brains working as well as possible. They include mental activity and stimulation to keep us motivated and interested, rather than bored.

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    Unit 1 Section B Health and Social Care

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    8.30 Professor Majeed arrives at his desk and works through email and phone messages. He said: "If I'm attending my GP surgery in Clapham, I have to drive and be there for 7.45 so it really makes me appreciate the fact that I can walk from my house in Fulham to the Charing Cross. However, I don't escape public transport all week, as I'm often over at the South Kensington and St Mary's Campuses." 9.30 Professor Majeed spends time briefing his PA and Departmental Administrator about any issues that may have arisen in the Department.

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    Analysis of One Individual's Health and Wellbeing

    Holistic Definition: Health and well-being are result of a combination of physical, social, intellectual and emotional factors.? 1) Health and Social care for GCSE World Health Organization's (WHO's) definition of "health": "Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." 2) Christian Nordqvist. (2011) My own view towards health and well-being: Health and well-being is when a person is mentally happy and physically fit. To be healthy and well-being you need to have a balanced diet, do enough exercise and have supportive family and friend who care for you and love you.

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  6. Working in a care setting. Understand Priorities and Response in dealing with Incidents and Emergencies

    Giving chest compression > Find the place where the ribs meet the breastbone, and lay two fingers there. > Put the heel of your other hand on their breastbone, just above where your two fingers are. > Put your first hand on top of this hand, locking your fingers together - as shown. > Keeping your shoulders above the centre of the person's chest and your arms straight, press down on their chest by about 4 to 5 cm > Release the pressure, but keep your hands where they are. This is a chest compression. > Do 15 chest compressions in just under 10 seconds.

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  7. Research Task Coursework

    Sweeteners are used as a replacement of sugar to make products sweet, as we aim to eat less sugar; many of us are turning to sweeteners. 4) Emulsifiers/thickeners/stabilizers aid in mixing ingredients together that would normally separate - (oil and water). 5) Flavour enhancers are used to bring out the flavour in a particular product without adding a flavour of their own and making the product more attractive. 6) Food colourings are used to make it more attractive. Otherwise we would have unattractive/unappetising looking sweets and white carrots and peas!

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  8. Health and Human Deveopment revision notes.

    Emotional Development - Changes in how you view and understand your emotions - Confidence - Self Esteem and self concept - Awareness and appropriateness of emotions in a range of settings - Managing moods and feelings and acceptable means of expression Intellectual Development - Changes in brain structure - Development of problem solving skills, logic & reasoning and abstract thought. - Understand and express thoughts - Knowledge and language - Creativity and imagination - Attention and memory Factors Affecting Development: > Genetic Factors 1.

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  9. Health revision notes. Nutrition, Health and Development

    This is a measure of how many years of life are lost due to disease, disability or injury. � Mortality (Death Rates) � Morbidity (disease, disability, injury) � Life Expectancy. This is the number of years a person can expect to live, from birth if the current death rates continue. � Health Adjusted Life Expectancy (HALE) This is the number of years a person can expect to live without reduced functioning due to poor health, � Burden of Disease (BOD)

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  10. Training programme

    Set your targets State what you hope to achieve by the end of your training programme. Consider stamina, strength, flexibility, speed. What skills in you sport do you hope to improve as a result of becoming fitter? I want to improve my score in the cooper run by 100m. I want to improve my score for the Illinois agility test by 3 sec. I want to improve my score in the N.C.F multi stage fitness by 0.2 levels. If my stamina was better I would be able to participate in my horse riding lessons for a longer amount of time without getting tired.

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  11. Jobs in health and social care section. The two job roles which I am going to research and describe are a GP and Receptionist.

    A compassionate GP will understand your suffering and empathise with you so does anything they can to relive you. If the GP is compassionate the patient will appreciate the medical advise and solutions more. 6. Good role model. A patient follows what their GP advises as they feel that they are professionally trained to help them. Hence, they need to be positive role models. For example if the GP is encouraging someone to stop smoking the GP should not themselves smoke. 7. Good teamwork skills. This is because if a GP has good teamwork skills they can understand the needs of staff which means that there is good communication.

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  12. Developing effective communication in health and social care settings. Examples of one-to-one and group communication.

    I asked him some questions relevant to the book to ensure that he fully understands what he was reading. Even though I could not understand him properly due to the noise in the back I figured out half of what he was telling me about the book. He actually had a fairly good idea about what the book was actually about because he has read it before. Listening to the Nicky helped his confidence level to build and to not be so shy anymore. I used eye-contact to help me listen and understand what Nicky was saying as this gave me an idea of how he felt towards reading the book.

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  13. P3- Describe the factors that may influence the equality of opportunities for individuals

    They believe that if some sounds ( Mantras) are repeated they can open up the mind. The words "Om mani padme hum" (meaning the truth at the heart of teaching or praise to the jewel in the lotus.) are repeated by ordinary Buddhists as much in the streets as they go about their daily lives as in Monastries and Temples These words are frequently inscribed on prayer wheels or written on banners. In Japan the word Amida is often repeated in prayer.

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  14. Research on Vegetarianism. Vegetarianism is a popular choice for many individuals and families. But parents may wonder if kids can safely follow a vegetarian diet and still get all necessary nutrients.

    They eat only plant food. They eat no flesh, no eggs and no dairy products. Some will eat honey but not others. * Lacto-Vegetarians: Lacto-Vegetarians will include dairy products into their diet or plant food. They eat no flesh of any kind. Their diet consists of fruit and vegetables and dairy products(vegetarian cheese only) * Lacto-Ovo-Vegetarians: Lacto-ovo-vegetarians eat both eggs and dairy products. but does not eat beef, pork, poultry, fish, shellfish or animal flesh of any kind * Pesco-Vegetarians: pesco-Vegetarians will include fish into their diets along with their plant foods.

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  15. fnn coursework

    Egg yolk contains lecithin to enable oil and water to be mixed to an emulsion. An example is mayonnaise. Eggs can also be used to bind ingredients together like in Scotch egg and used as garnishing like sliced hard-boiled eggs. Eggs are important in one's diet. It provides sufficient amount of HBV protein, iron and fat-soluble vitamins to meet the nutritional needs of different groups of people. Linking to my knowledge in secondary three, I believe that teenagers aged from 13-18 years old, growing children from 1-9 years old are the main groups who should take eggs in their meals for the purpose of body-building.

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  16. describe the pies development through the life stages

    Week 15: Limbs The ears are still low, but very close to their authoritative position. The lower limbs are now well developed; early toenail development. Week 20: Size The foetus is half the length of the birth (birth size 300-350mm). head and body hair are visible; at this point the mother has felt movements of the foetus. Week 30: More progression The foetus has now been practical since 20-22 weeks, i.e. the outside. The foetus may now have a good head of hair, the eyelids have parted and the eyes are open. I weighed about eight and one fourth pounds when I was born.

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  17. factors thata effect health and well-being

    Exercise also lowers cholesterol and boosts the immune system. Our bones also benefit from exercise. Exercise helps prevent osteoporosis. Weight bearing exercises help increase your bone density and strength. Exercise has also been shown to improve quality of sleep, especially morning exercise. Researchers believe that morning exercise helps to set your body clock each day, which makes you awake during the day and tired at night. Elizabeth has problems with sleeping, so she could try exercising in the morning. All of the things listed above show evidence that regular exercise is benefiting Elizabeth's physical health.

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  18. Unit 2 Section E Health and Social Care

    I do try but I don't have the time, and end up just having one during a month VII. Would you consider yourself as a social person? Yes, but only at work as I find it is necessary to socialize at work. However, I am too busy to socialize with the many friends which I have, and really can't be bothered to go out with them. VIII. Do you have irregular sleeping patterns? Yes, because I am too busy in my job. I don't have the time to get much sleep, and the most I get is approximately 6 hours a day IX.

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  19. Uni 2 Section E Health and Social Care

    But I have to make sure my client stops smoking once and for all to help him be well. To do this I have to set him targets and plan a healthy diet. Physically he should be able to exercise much better. Emotionally he has to be persuaded to put on weight and feel good about himself. Socially he should not be afraid to go in to cafes with his friends. Intellectually it will be easier for him to find jobs without having stress on his mind.

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  20. Effect of Marijuana on Fertility

    Therefore this phenomenon has made us interested in further understanding the chosen topic. In this paper, we will discuss about the effect of alcohol as a licit drugs and marijuana as illicit drug on human fertility. Intake of alcohol is a possible causal factor of public health importance as consumption is widespread and increasing in many countries due to its easily availability and it is categorization as a legal drugs, nevertheless drinking alcohol can adversely affect fertility specifically in excessive amount and can also cause damage to the baby itself during pregnancy. As in contrast of side effect of Marijuana outcomes, consuming alcohol is more hazardous to women rather than men (Division of

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  21. Unit 1, Basic Analyse of clients 1 and 2

    She really occupies herself taking care of her company and her family. She loves her family, and she would do everything for them. Lately she has been with low self esteem, because she has gaining too much weight. And her husband hasn't given her the attention that he used to, and that she needs to. He had spent too much time with his ex wife and his other children. She usually had had some sad thought about what can be happening.

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  22. Health and safety in an early years setting. Laws and first aid

    The responsibility for implementing safety requirements tends to fall on personnel directly responsible for the co-ordination and supervision of work. It is the employees responsibility to avoid the need for hazardous manual handling, as far as reasonably practical. Employers assess the risk of injury and to reduce the risk of injury. Employees responsibility to follow appropriate systems at work for their own safety. They must make proper use of equipment provided to minimise the risk of any injury. Co-operate with employers regarding health and safety matters and take care to make sure their activities do not put others at risk.

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  23. Health and social care Unit 1 part C

    In England, 686,000 pupils are recorded as having a mother tongue other than English. More than 200 languages are spoken in the homes of children attending school. There are other Organisations that can help Lucy to overcome this difficulty of hers. One of them is an Organisation called Naldic. Naldic helps children who have English as an additional language and help them to feel comfortable in the environment which they are not used to. They also hold conferences to help the child and also host programs and national events. It also publishes books and papers that can help the children as the parents of the children can read to them.

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  24. communication and values

    This includes the most subtle of movements that many people are not aware of, including winking and slight movement of the eyebrows. I tried to adapt to Egan theory of SOLER by leaning forward to show that I was interested. * Listening- if we are not talking we are listening to what others are saying and trying to understand there views our body language can tell if we are listening to a persons whenever any body was talking I would lean forward to shows that I am interested.

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  25. Objective Customer Services

    when the customer are coming back to an organisation, which means they are satisfied with the service. Satisfied Customers: If the customer is satisfied with the organisation then they are providing good customer service and also the customers will tell others. E.g. keeping their customers loyal and caring for them will lead customers' satisfaction. Good Public Image: Good Public Image is important to an organisation because it can lead more customers coming to an organisation. E.g. customer telling good thing about the organisation to their friends and families.

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Conclusion analysis

Good conclusions usually refer back to the question or title and address it directly - for example by using key words from the title.
How well do you think these conclusions address the title or question? Answering these questions should help you find out.

  1. Do they use key words from the title or question?
  2. Do they answer the question directly?
  3. Can you work out the question or title just by reading the conclusion?
  • Discuss the various health education and/or health promotion strategies for a current health issue in the UK today

    "In a brief conclusion, eating disorders is very dangerous and is serious problem. More and more young adolescences are getting ill because of desirer to be thin and follow "thinspiration". Even there are a lot of reasons why people get eating disorders, media and fashion world should think more carefully towards young people and advertise the healthier image of body. The government, indeed, is aware of how big this problem is in United Kingdom, but putting more effort towards an acceptance of people of all shapes and sizes is society, would help to decreases a number of teenagers from suffering from eating disorders. Referencing and"

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