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  1. 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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  2. Define Nomality

    Since the care for people with disabilities and special needs have become an issue of the Australian government and preponderance of other countries, they can learn the more effective customs of the care given to the special needs like Japan. In Japan, the government has imposed laws to assist the disabled to have opportunities like work in the standard society. To support these laws Japanese employment law requires that businesses hire a certain percentage of employees with disabilities. For the benefit for the workers and the special needs, companies have chosen to hire these workers but have decided to segregate employees with disabilities from the general work force as they would not be disrupted.

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  3. primary research

    From analysing my results and using my own knowledge, I have come to the conclusion that the term a 'basic recipe' is a recipe that contains only the basic core ingredients only and has nothing extra to make the dish for example: a basic biscuit mixture which consists of self-raising flour, margarine/butter, caster sugar and an egg. Pilot Questionnaire: The aim of my pilot questionnaire is to test the wording of the questions and to see if the questions are understandable, useful to my investigation and will give my relevant knowledge/information and to see how often people cook basic recipes and if the basic recipes they cook are healthy and reflect current dietary advice.

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  4. The Man - creative writing.

    and slipped the pestle into her pocket. It felt heavy and cool against her thigh through the worn material, like the burden of keeping there 'little secret' all these years. A mere week had passed since that cataclysmic afternoon when Sarah had hurried home from school, innocently pressing passed a dusty dark car that she had not recognised in the narrow driveway. What she had witnessed inside that day she did not recognise at the time. But the couple's reaction had been enough information for Sarah to realise that what they were doing was wrong, so very wrong.

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  5. Summary of questionnaire

    My client lives in a semi-detached house with one other person. Ms X is currently employed full time and works in the education sector. She considers her job to have three main risk factors - stress, violence and safety. She enjoys her job the majority of the time but feels it does not provide adequate finances. The two main stress factors in my client's life are money and work. She finds a school a stressful environment to work in and she worries about debt.

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  6. Questionnaire - Unit 2

    Do you consider your job to have any risk factors? : Yes ( ) No ( ) If so please state what: 18. Do you enjoy your job the majority of the time? : Yes ( ) No ( ) 19. Do you feel you have adequate finances? : Yes ( ) No ( ) 20. What are the main stress factors in your life? : Money ( ) Family ( ) Health ( ) Work ( ) Other: 21. If so how do these factors affect you? : 22.

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  7. My Experience of Quitting the Habit of Smoking Cigarettes

    One of my habits that I have struggled with in my life is smoking cigarettes. I began to smoke when I was 16 years old. My reasoning was juvenile, but was enough to get me hooked. I had a job at Boston Market, and every employee, including management, smoked- except me. They took advantage of me by being over worked without a break, and picking up everyone else's slack when they were outside smoking and I was left alone to serve all the customers.

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  8. sectionB2 of promoting health and well-being

    Induct parents/carers to the Nursery and to work with parents over the care of their children and encourage their active participation in the activities of the Nursery. She as the nursery supervisor has to lead and encourage the staff to work in a team environment including scheduling of staff meetings to ensure there is proper supervision at meal times and that any special dietary requirements are met. She has to administer first aid when necessary and complete relevant documentation like Accident report book.

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  9. promoting health and well-being

    Health and well-being are the result of four different combinations which are the physical, social, intellectual and emotional factors. These are all the factors we need to keep us going. However this is a holistic definition to health and well-being. A holistic approach means looking at all parts of somebody's health or something. For example if you look at a person's health and well-being you are taking a holistic approach to the person's health and lifestyle. You should also be aware that ideas about health and well-being changeover time and vary between different cultures. Health and well-being differs over time and between cultures because people have different rules and regulations where they come from.

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  10. Section B - Postive Factors

    This is good socially as she can go out with her friends without worrying about money. She can go on holidays and relax with her friends. Good income also means that she would have no emotional worry or stress due to this. Hillary always has enough money for everything she wants and needs; this is a confidence boost as she is never worrying about money and how she is going to afford things. This is linked to her social life as she can go out as much as she wants when she wants too.

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  11. there are many different ways in which you can measure a persons health the most familiar way is a height and weight chart.

    On average a baby would triple its birth weight by the age of 1 while increasing its height by about 50% if a baby gets over weight a few days out or a simple change into there diet could correct the problem. Those charts are based on British white babies and do not include other ethnic minorities or black and Caribbean babies as these tend to be taller and heavier than white babies. While Asian babies tend to be smaller, and lighter.

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  12. Planning for Catering Practical

    and sour chicken are quick dishes they can show many different skills and methods such as pasta making, vegetable chopping and making sauces. The two dishes I have chosen are also international dishes. They both come from the Asian/oriental background and are very popular dishes from the nationalities. These dishes are also a challenge in a way I have to plan my time and skills properly and make sure everything is organised.

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  13. Analysis of Group interaction

    Enables us to practice skills that we have learnt and been developing through out the coarse. 6. To learn how to break down barriers in communication 7. To give us an understanding of what working in a care setting would be like. 8. To provide a safe play environment with education games for young children 9. To develop ideas on what sort of disabilities people have and how they effect their life style. Each of these help us to develop ideas not only on the coarse but on the practicality of the jobs that this coarse may lead us on to; we should take this into consideration what skills we need to develop.

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  14. What services are provided

    Those children in the club that have packed lunches will unwrap their lunch and eat from the plates too. * Extra curricular activities Fairfield is now beginning to offer after school clubs. They currently have a multi-skills club and a dance club. At the multi-skills club, the children experience a range of skills using bats and balls, etc and take part in games using these skills. Both clubs are run by well-qualified coaches and give parents an opportunity to collect children from school an hour later.

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  15. Good and Bad in Cannabis Drugs.

    Cannabis reduces fluid pressure within the eye (intraocular pressure) and is good for patients with glaucoma to use. The drug can also help patients suffering from OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) or Tourette syndrome. When OCD occurs someone might feel worried and have doubts about things. OCD is a brain disorder that causes problems in processing information in the brain. Around 50% or more of the Patients with Tourettes that are treated with cannabis decrease in motor and vocal vics and most decrease in obsessive compulsive behaviour. A recent study has suggested that cannabis might have the ability to prevent Alzheimer's disease, which is one of the positive sides to using this drug.

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  16. safeguarding children

    If we suspect any form of abuse. We deal with it promptly and efficiently to safeguard the child. Staff in the setting have to take children to the toilet and often change nappies. We encourage children to remove clothing, wipe their bottoms and close toilet doors if they need privacy. We must be aware of a problem if a practitioner is always volunteering for toilet duty.

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  17. assignment c health and social care

    Beans on toast, dried fruit Dinner - Salmon and vegetables Friday: Breakfast - Cereal Lunch - Ham sandwich, chocolate bar Dinner - Breaded fish and chips Saturday: Breakfast - Cereal Lunch - Pasta salad, yoghurt, apple Dinner - Sweet and sour chicken and rice homemade Sunday: Breakfast - Cereal Lunch - Cake, orange Dinner - Roast chicken, potato and veg This is Karen's average weekly intake of food and drink. She tries to eat a healthy diet and balance the food groups out so that she gets all of the required nutrients she should need.

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  18. 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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  19. children act

    at all * Children should be kept informed about what happens to them and should participate in decision- making, where it concerns the future * Parents will continue to have parental responsibilities for their children, even when they do not live with them. They should be kept informed about their children and participate in decisions made about the future. The physical, emotional and educational needs of the child must be considered when a child protection case is being discussed.

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  20. Individual health study. To achieve my given task I produced a case study on a woman who is 42 in age and works in a discount store as a cashier. In my coursework I included the negative factors of my case study and the positive factors.

    Blood pressure is measured in two numbers. For example the blood pressure could be 120 over 80. This could be written as 120/80mmHg. The first figure is the systolic blood pressure. This is the maximum pressure in the arteries when the heart beats and pushes the blood out into the body. The second figure is the diastolic pressure and this is the minimum pressure of the arteries between the beats when the heart relaxes to fill itself with the blood.

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  21. 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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  22. PART D UNIT 2

    If I was to do a time I would have to spend a whole day with my case study, and I can't do that because my case study lives far away from here and I can't go there because it is 2-3 hours drive from here. To overcome her problem of inadequate sleep, to improve my coursework I will include a sleep timetable. The exercise plan that I set up for her will help her to maintain her weight as when I worked out her Body Max Index through the formula.

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  23. Potential effects of major changes throughout the lifespan.

    What will happen next? You also need to spend time and emotional energy adjusting to the new routine and making new friends. You will also experience a need to learn new things, i.e. how to make new friends, how to be confident and how the school day goes. Getting married is also another major life change, before you get married you understand that you are a Fianc� and you know your roles in the household etc. after you are married your self concept changes because you are now a wife, your family is bigger and your roles may change.

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  24. nutritional health

    many foods that contain a lot of fat � Do not have sugary foods and drinks too often � If you drink alcohol drink sensibly There are different ways to work out if you are healthy. You can calculate BMI by using this calculation BMI = weight in kilograms ( kg/m� )------------ height in meters� The table below will tell you the status of your weight BMI Weight Status Below 18.5 Underweight 18.5 -24.9 Normal 25 - 29.9 Overweight 30 & Above Obese You can monitor and measure your health by regularly checking the following; General health check How you

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