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You need to complete an action plan for an individual to help them improve their health. Your action plan needs to include three targets to help improve the health of the individual in the case study.

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Unit 2 Criteria P3 Candidate: _______________________ You need to complete an action plan for an individual to help them improve their health. Your action plan needs to include three targets to help improve the health of the individual in the case study. Case study- Vicky Vicky has smoked since she was a teenager. She is now 33 years old and is considering giving up smoking. Recently, she has started to cough first in the morning and she knows that this is probably linked to her smoking habit. ...read more.

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They both live on a fatty diet, regular take ways and little exercise. Initial assessment What health problems does Vicky face with her life style? Addiction to smoking leading to diseases such as cancer Both live on a fat diet Very little amount of exercise What goals should Vicky set to Improve her health? Smoke less cigarettes, and save up the money to go on hoilday Eat healthy food Take more exercise Action plan for Vicky Time frame Goal Benefits Methods Potential problems Short term 0-4 months Smoke less amount of cigarettes by 5 so ...read more.

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Smoke less Smell of smoke less See some improvement of coughing Keep yourself busy Use nicotine patches and gum Use inhaler Talk to NHS support Cravings cause stress and irritation Hard to reduce amount Long term 1 year + Smoke less cigarettes by 5 so now 15 cigarettes a day Smoke less great improvement in coughing and improvement in health Keep yourself busy Use nicotine patch and gum Use inhaler Talk to NHS support, get advice Cravings may cause irritation and stress Hard to reduce the amount ?? ?? ?? ?? Assignment Brief Paddington Academy ...read more.

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