Block 1

Linzi Kent
Mind Map by Linzi Kent, updated more than 1 year ago
Linzi Kent
Created by Linzi Kent almost 6 years ago


Mind Map on Block 1, created by Linzi Kent on 05/17/2014.

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Block 1
1 Carers
1.1 supports and helps a family or friend due to age, sickness or disability
1.1.1 Ann & Angus Ann became carer when her mother died Felt expected to care for Angus (a woman's job) Promised her mother on her death bed to care for Angus No choice Loves Angus had to care for Angus most people being cared for are older majority of carers are woman cares for her step father who has parkinsons Ann doesnt see herself as a carer saw herself as a wife,mother & dutiful daughter If she recognises herself as a carer she faces Angus isnt getting better the word carer is a label as is being cared for if she did she may get more help/support unaware of help available to her informal support support from family/friends formal support support from outside agencies some things she does for Angus are done for the whole family ie: cooking tea personal tasks - wahsing/toileting Physcial tasks - in & out of bed, up & down stairs Gives medicine/keeps company Consequences of care for both the carer& families Hardwork some sort of crises often prompt people to ask for help stress demadning time consuming guilt lack of income 1/3 carers live in poverty have to adapt home/extra heating cost etc less family / personal time feeling alone lack of choice had to give up work care relationships easier to care for if relationship is good families can help build confidence being cared for by attitude and expectations reciprocity - you scratch my back ill scratch yours as such people being cared for loss of independence feeling relient isolated relatives may not live close may not have many friends/cant go out lack of choice with tasks at home lack of choice with whom cares for them lack of support feel a burden scared fear vulnerable to abuse social care assessments if people need a care package care package: set of services to meet care users needs can be waiting a while for an assessment care plan - record of care people can expect & have to sign to agree to it Marslows hierarchy of needs - until basic needs are met such as food, drink then higher needs will be less of concern help of support & aids/adaptations not every one is eligable lack of funding, councils decide who gets authortive help - usually critical risk care users postcode lottery - what you get varies as to where you live health care free/social care is not home care enables care users to stay at home work to a care plan which determines what they do for each client clear work boundaires eg: being friendly not a friend principles of care support people having a voice and being heard respect peoples beliefs & preferences support people rights to appropriate services respect privacy & confidentality
1.2 cost of care higher without carers
1.2.1 cost government more without carers
1.3 6million people provide unpaid care support in the uk
1.4 Carers allowence
1.4.1 provide atleast 35hrs care a week hard to measure time caring & it varies day to day
1.4.2 16 and over and not a student
1.4.3 caring for someone who is disabled and recieving DLA / over someone over 65
1.4.4 does not earn more than £95pw
1.4.5 only get £60pw (2013) does no increase with the more work or hours you do
2 The sick role
2.1 3 key features
2.1.1 sick person not repsonsible for being ill but expected to want to get better
2.1.2 temporarily exempt from normal duties but expected to stop other things you normally do
2.1.3 expectation to seek help from a health care professional & follow it
2.2 being ill but cant show it eg :back pain
2.2.1 others may not believe back pain for eg is a condition
2.3 illness is to do with bodies minds & social surroundings
2.3.1 biological, psycological & social aspect
3 Anwar Malik
3.1 Did not see himself as ill
3.1.1 scared to go to a doctor perhaps felt a burden on the NHS as he is an immigrant english is not his first language different culture eg: didnt like to talk openly about private things with a woman
3.1.2 Hansa (wife) was concerned about her husband
3.1.3 felt it was just his age
3.1.4 may carry personal consquences so may not accept illness
3.2 Primary health service
3.2.1 services directly accessible eg GPs GP - medical doctor whom works in the community GP have more help now than they did 50yrs ago eg: receptionists, practise nurses etc many memebers of PHCT and are managed by a practise manager and have other GP within the surgery GP surgery has its own culture and can be unsettling for some people
3.2.2 Make your own decission to use primary services
3.2.3 secondary health service services available by being referred from a primary service eg: renal unit Hospital diagnoses/treatment more specialist doctors advanced equipment round the clock nursing obsevation Biomedical science support & diagnose treament research more teamwork as oppose to heirarchy
3.3 felt scared/awkward
3.3.1 GP surgery is a strange environment
3.4 Diabetes
3.4.1 type 2 - body lacks insulin so blood sugar rises to dangerous levels could cause damage to his eyes and body if his blood sugar isnt checked daily self monitoring kit & leaflets given to help Anwar diet sheet given & diet advise
3.4.2 change of lifestyle change in diet daily excerise life changing condition - needs commitment to manage via self care demanding condition may cause him to be depressed
3.5 barriers Anwar faced
3.5.1 the diet didnt fit in with his culture
3.5.2 his wife couldnt read english so she couldnt use diet sheet provided a she done most the cooking
3.5.3 cultural barriers with excerise ie: men and woman tend not to mix and i wasnt in his culture to excercise
3.5.4 did not fully understand about treatment or care influenced by beliefs that tablets didnt work
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Block 1 Key Points
Maslows Hierarchy of needs
Social care, Who pays?, Who decides?
Entering the world of social care
Being Ill
Care in Families: Why it matters
Block 1 end of unit check lists
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