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Concepts and Theories of Ageing

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION..........................................................................................................................3MAIN BODY...................................................................................................................................3Health.....................................................................................................................................3Active Ageing.........................................................................................................................3Concept of Ageing..................................................................................................................3Theories of Ageing.................................................................................................................4Health Promotion....................................................................................................................5Person Centred Assessment....................................................................................................5PART 2............................................................................................................................................6CONCLUSION...............................................................................................................................7REFERENCES................................................................................................................................8
INTRODUCTIONHealth is a crucial element of human being and requires continuous maintenance in orderto live a quality life (Health, 2018). This assignment will enlighten different concepts andtheories of ageing. It will also include health promotion and its importance. In addition to this,person centred assessment will be covered related to case study.MAIN BODYHealthAccording to World Health Organisation, health is defined as a state of compete physical,mental and social well being, not just the absence of any type of disease or infirmity. With goodand sound health, person can live quality life and can enjoy every moment of it(Health, 2018).There are numerous factors which can influence health of a particular person, such as incomeand social status, education and literacy, health care services, personal health practices, biologyand genetic, physical environment, person's individual characteristics and behaviours, gender,ageing, etc (Deary and et al, 2012).Active AgeingIt is referred to the maintenance of good physical, social and mental health and havingcontinuous involvement with family, peer groups, friends and community throughout the processof ageing (Active Ageing, 2018). According to World Health Organisation, active ageing is theprocess of optimizing the opportunities for health, participation and security to enhance qualityof life at the time of ageing. Cognition, well being and health are major elements of activeageing.Concept of AgeingAgeing is defined as the process of becoming older. This process includes structural andfunctional changes and alterations that occurs due to ageing. Whereas, successful ageing refers tophysical, mental and social well being in older age (What is successful ageing and who shoulddefine it? 2018). In today's era, successful ageing has become very tough task to achieve for old-age people due to change in lifestyle, patterns of illness in old age, disability and health risks,etc.
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