Understanding Specific Needs in Health & Social Care

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Understanding Specific Needsin Health and Social Care
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1...........................................................................................................................................11.1 Concept of the following factors in context of health and social services............................11.2 Assessment of changed perceptions over time.....................................................................21.3 Impact of various factors on services for people with special needs....................................2TASK 2............................................................................................................................................32.1 Analysis of the care needs of people with special needs......................................................32.2 Current system for supporting people with special needs.....................................................32.3 Evaluation of the services in a specific locality...................................................................4TASK 3............................................................................................................................................53.1 Approaches and interventions for supporting people with special needs.............................53.2 Effectiveness of the intervention strategies...........................................................................63.3 Potential impact of emerging development on supporting people with special needs.........7TASK 4............................................................................................................................................84.1 Various concepts of challenging behaviour..........................................................................84.2 Potential impact of challenging behaviour on organizations with health and social care.....94.3 Analysis of strategies for dealing with challenging behaviour............................................9CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................10REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................11
INTRODUCTIONVarious factors are required to be assessed that helps in understanding the changedpractices and services in the health and social care. These factors or concepts can be illness,normality etc. People with specific needs means any individual or the health needs attentionbecause there may be several risks or complex and complicated health situation as well (Thoits,2011). Various categories come under this such as transgender, bi sexual, older people, peoplewith disabilities etc. These can be considered as the people with specific needs. The report isabout understanding the wide demand of people with the health and social care services.TASK 11.1 Concept of the following factors in context of health and social servicesThere are various concepts that are concerned with the users of social and health care andthese are discussed as under.Health:The following concepts consider the physical as well as mental well-being of anindividual. Usually the fact is that if the health of a person is well enough, the capability ofthinking and deciding about the decisions becomes a more effective process. A good healthmeans a well-being without any disease or any complicated health condition.A healthyperson can stay not only healthy at heart but happier from physical and mental body as well.So, these measures should be ensured so that the family members can make sure that thehealth of Mr Holland can stay fit.Disability:Various people have to face some complex situations of time and they became disabling,and there are that people as well who are by birth disable. People with a long term issue orsituation can be considered as a disable. This also acts as a barrier to their physical life andtheir participation to any health and social activity as well.So, the family of Mr Hollandshould ensure that disability can lead to various troubles and can make the life morecomplicated.Illness:1
Illness can be considered as a period of sickness that impacts the health and mental beingof a body. It can also be termed as a situation of being unhealthy but the period is notspecific. It may be short as well a long-term illness.So, in case of any illness, theorganisation will provide efficient services to Mr Holland so that he can attain a healthy lifeas soon as possible.BehaviourThe behaviour of a person is considered as more informative than the words. One caneasily assess the mind of the person by their behaviour. If a person is sill and is notcomfortable, the changes must be visible enough on their behaviour which can help inassessing the condition of the person (Thoits, 2011).So, in case if Mr Holland face any suchissue, the hospital authority should ensure to cooperate well with Mr Holland.All these concepts define above can help and reassuring the family members of Mr HollandPark1.2 Assessment of changed perceptions over timeAs the lifestyles of people are changing day by day and the world has been advanced bythe technology, the similar way people’s perception changes as well over the time and it dependson the current situation only as it acts as the key element. People with specific needs are moreprone to harm, abuse etc., Although various positive approaches have been used and it alsoaffected the behaviour of people towards this, but somewhere across various cultures, the fact isstill present. Before, in the year 2011, a report on World Report on Disability has been publishedby the World Health Organization (WHO) where it has been observed that out of the wholepopulation of the world, there are 15% people who has a disability. Although various treatmentsand services have been given to them but still some has the issue of disability by birth which iseven more complex to treat. There can be various complications in this process as well. Inanother research, it was estimated that because of few several reasons, people are experiencingdisabilities and these reasons can be termed as the lesser achievement in academics, poor healthconditions, poor families etc. In this, it was observed that these reasons may be the actual reasonsfor these types of people.There are various situations when any patient can go through some sortof discrimination. As per the Equality Act 2010, it says no sort of discrimination is allowed inthe work place on the basis of colour, race etc. Anyone involved in this may have to pay hugepenalties and also can be suspended from their roles and responsibilities.Various people try to2
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