Physical Life Quality Factors
Physical Comfort- the provision of a suitable environment which meets an individuals needs
Diet- A balanced diet consisting of varied and appetising food can contribute to a good quality of life
Exercise- can take many forms; walking, doing housework, playing sport, yoga
Safety- improved by preventing the risk of injury, harm and infection.
Hygiene- cleanliness and the use of precaution to guard against infection and prevent unnecessary disease.
Pain Relief- Provision of a number of ways to ensure individuals are free from pain
Intellectual Life Quality Factors
Stimulation- The presence of a stimulus to keep the mind active and alert, preventing boredom and often depression
Engaging in activities- Means having something to do; voluntary work, paid work, hobbies. Provides individuals with a sense of well being and make them feel worthwile.n
Emotional Life Quality Factors
Privacy - they should be allowed oppourtunites to be unobserved or undisturbed. May be when they are embarrassed or receieving treatment of a personal nature, bathing or just want some time to themselves
Dignity - Treating people with respect, not being demeaning, individuals should be addressed as they wish to be, should not use nicknames, not giving orders
Approval - Showing approval of an individual when they are doing something correctly, will increase their self esteem.
Psychological Security - When individuals are not afraid about any aspect of their life. Reassurance and effective communication can help reduce fears.
Autonomy - A person's ability to have control over their own life and the opportunity to make decisions without coercion from others.
Social Life Quality Factors
Social Contact - opportunities to be with other people
Social Support - from people they trust, provides individuals with emotional security, discuss problems and get the help they need