Block 1 - Care in Families

Lisa Freeman
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Mind Map on Block 1 - Care in Families, created by Lisa Freeman on 05/21/2013.

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Lisa Freeman
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Care in Families: Why it matters
Block 1 end of unit check lists
Experiencing Family Care
The Circulatory System
Shane Buckley
French Revolution quiz
Sarah Egan
Block 1 Key Points
Maslows Hierarchy of needs
Social care, Who pays?, Who decides?
Entering the world of social care
Being Ill
Block 1 - Care in Families
1 Are they a carer?
1.1 Over 35 hrs per week
1.2 Not earn more than £95 per week.
1.3 Caring for someone registered disabled
1.3.1 Interdependance - In case of Ann and Angus: Angus provides home, Ann provides services and care for Angus...reciprocating care.
1.4 Be over 16 and not a registered student.
1.5 Case Study: Ann and Angus.
1.6 Meets Direct Gov's : ...someone who looks after a friend/ relative or neighbour who needs support because of illness, age or disability. Does not apply to professional care worker. (2006) Parker and Lawton 1994 - Performs personal serices (washing/toileting), physical labour, gives medicine, and/or keeps company..".
2 Caring for relative:
2.1 Positives for carer: Sense of accomplishment. - Loyalty - Knowing the person who you are caring for - Carer's allowance - Closeness and bonding - reciprocation.
2.2 Positives for person receiving care: Knowing the carer - loyalty and love less risk abuse - closeness.
2.3 Negatives for carer: Sense of duty - Loss of dignity - embarrassment for personal care - reduced social life - isolation - feeling trapped - feeling of being taken for granted - Injury - pressure from other family members - unable to pursue a career.
2.4 Negatives for the person receiving care: Loss of dignity - embarrassment at personal care - restricted access to the outside world - stress for family members could lead to a breakdown in the relationship.
2.4.1 Case Study: Mrs Bliss p13, talks of strain of caring for relative.
3 K101 principles of care:
3.1 Maximising potential
3.2 Right to have a voice and be heard.
3.3 Respect for beliefs and preferences
3.4 Right to appropriate services.
3.5 Rights to privacy and confidentiality.
4 Technical terms:
4.1 Biomedical approach: traditional approach where doctor diagnoses what is medically wrong and then prescribes treatment.
4.2 Sick Role: Illness is not regarded as the person's fault - exempt from responsibility from normal activities - must see health professional and follow advice. Must also stop any other activities.
4.3 Assessment: process of determining needs. Care package: services that meet the needs identified in the assessment. Care manager: the person responsible for managing the care package, budgets, plans and organisations to deliver care. Care plan: record of what someone can expect. p121
4.4 Maslow's hierarchy of needs. State that as in the pyramid, the needs on a lower block must be met before moving to the next set of needs/wants. i.e. needs for air and water must be met before the need for shelter becomes a real issue. p205 (1990)
4.5 WHO definition of health p108 (1946). A carer is someone who provides care for more than 35 hrs per week.
4.6 Parker and Lawton 1994 - Identify what carers do - personal services, washing, physical labour, administer medicine, be company for.
4.7 Health care - free at point of delivery i.e. hospital care, inpatient.
4.8 Social care - is means tested.
5 Acts;
5.1 Carer's recognition Act 1995 - First to recognise carers.
5.2 Carer's Equal Opportunity act 2004 Allows carer's an assessment of their needs as well.
5.3 Townsend. 1950's Bethnal Green
6 Changing roles of family networks
6.1 6m family carer's in UK
6.2 Families living further appart
6.3 58% women carers. 42% men, but seen as a predominantly female role.

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