Unit 1 Page 3

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  • Unit 1 - Health and social care - Page 3
    • Physical Environment factors affecting growth and development
      • Housing conditions
      • Type of house
      • Level of pollution
      • Rural, urban areas
    • Pollution
      • Pollution is the relase of high concentrations of dangerous substances
        • For example-human waste/chemicals in the environment
      • Air pollution can cause respiratory and cardiovascular diseases e.g asthma
        • Air pollution can cause coughs, asthma and burning eyes
      • Noise pollution = lack of concentration and school work can be affected
        • Chronic exposure to noise can lead to tinnitus, increased stressed levels, disturbed sleeping patters and hearing loss
      • Factories and some vehicles often can give off smoke as pollution and can lead to asthma
      • Waste pollution = poor hygiene/lead to risk of infections
    • Housing conditions
      • Housing provides shelter and protection however poor housing can have a negative effect on our health and well being.
        • Lack of adequate heating, dampness and overcrowding can lead to breathing difficulties, stress anxiety and depression
          • Cramped conditions can also affect your health and and its easy to spread infections
          • Housing conditions
            • Housing provides shelter and protection however poor housing can have a negative effect on our health and well being.
              • Lack of adequate heating, dampness and overcrowding can lead to breathing difficulties, stress anxiety and depression
                • Cramped conditions can also affect your health and and its easy to spread infections
              • Overcrowding = more likely to contract infections/diseases (respiratory problems)
                • Poor hygiene due to sharing facilities leading to spreeing infections
              • Damp, mould and excess cold increases the risk of an accident and cause ill health
                • For example poor lighting and lack of handrails
        • Overcrowding = more likely to contract infections/diseases (respiratory problems)
          • Poor hygiene due to sharing facilities leading to spreeing infections
        • Damp, mould and excess cold increases the risk of an accident and cause ill health
          • For example poor lighting and lack of handrails
    • Rural and Urban
      • Rural
        • Housing=cheaper, disadvantage is less work avaliable
        • Rural occupations are often low paid
        • Many people choose to move out of the city when they want to start a famiy
      • Urban
        • Noisy, crowded and more health risks
        • Air pollution increases illnesses like asthma
        • Young people are attracted to the social attraction that the city provides - more activities and facilities

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