Health SAC Revision - Adulthood

Maddy Owen
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Maddy Owen
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Year 11 Maths + Health (Health) Flashcards on Health SAC Revision - Adulthood, created by Maddy Owen on 10/31/2015.

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Early Adulthood Ages 19 - 39
Middle Adulthood Ages 40 - 64
Late Adulthood Ages 65+
Early Adulthood - Physical Development - Physical peak - Height and strength - Coordination at its best - Grey hairs and wrinkles starting to show
Early Adulthood - Intellectual Development - Learning skills in careers, problem solving and relationships - Intellectual peak
Early Adulthood - Emotional Development - Committing to long term relationships - Family environment changing
Early Adulthood - Social Development - Choosing a life long partner - Marriage - Starting a family - Traveling - Having a career
Middle Adulthood - Physical Development - Ageing signs appear - Organs and muscles begin to decline - Menopause and andropause
Middle Adulthood - Intellectual Development - Knowledge is gained through experience - Onset of mental deterioration - Memories take longer to be stored
Middle Adulthood - Emotional Development - Coping with changes due to ageing - Transition from work to retirement - Boredom - Loneliness
Middle Adulthood - Social Development - Starting a family / not having children - Re-establishment of relationship with partner - Children leaving home - Becoming grandparents - Ageing parents
Late Adulthood - Physical Development - Gradual weakening of the body - Decreased immunity - Wrinkles - Grey hair
Late Adulthood - Intellectual Development - Decline in information processing - Intellectual abilities begin to decline - Takes longer to learn skills and draw on memories
Late Adulthood - Emotional Development - Coping with changes - Boredom - Changes of routine - Retirement after work
Late Adulthood - Social Development - Retirement from the workforce - Increase in time available - Loss of loved ones - Being a grandparent
NHPAs - What and why The National Health Priority Areas (NHPAs) are diseases and conditions that Australian Governments have chosen for focused attention because they contribute significantly to the burden of illness and injury in the Australian community.
The NHPAs - Cancer Control - Cardiovascular Health - Injury Prevention and Control - Mental Health - Diabetes Mellitus - Asthma - Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Conditions - Obesity - Dementia
Diet Related NHPAs - Cancer Control - Cardiovascular Health - Diabetes Mellitus - Obesity
Non-Diet Related NHPAs - Injury Prevention and Control - Mental Health - Asthma - Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Conditions - Dementia
Specific NHPA Research Cardiovascular Health - Heart Attacks High cholesterol leads to a high amount of plaque build up in arteries, when a blockage occurs it can lead to a heart attack because the body's blood circulation has been cut off.
Specific NHPA Research - Health Promotion Program The Heart Foundation Tick is a program that aims to assist consumers in purchasing healthier food products and decreasing their risk of cardiovascular disease. The logo is found on certain food products that adults ca look for as a healthier option. Foods with the logo are lower in saturated fat, salt and energy. And higher in fibre, calcium, whole grains and vegetables.
Medicare Medicare is Australia's universal health insurance system that was established by the Federal Government in 1984. It is for Australian citizens or anyone from a country who has a reciprocal agreement.
Medicare Funding Medicare Levy - 2% - Low income earners may be exempt Medicare Levy Surcharge - 1.5% - Those earning a certain amount (high income earners) and don't have private health insurance pay an additional 1 - 1.5% income tax General Tax - The remaining costs
Medicare Funding - Obesity The Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS) includes an Obesity Review that considers procedures to treat obesity. Procedures include: - Djustable gastric banding - Vertical banded gastroplasty - Sleeve gastrectomy
Life Expectancy - Males and Females Males - 79 Females - 84
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