Health and social care

What age is infancy?
0-2 years
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What age is early childhood?
3-8 years
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What age is adolescence?
9-18 years
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What age is early adulthood?
19-45 years
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What age is middle adulthood?
46-64 years
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What age is late adulthood?
65+ years
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What are genes?
Genes are a unit of heredity which is transferred from parent to child and is held to determine some characteristics of the child
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What are Degenerate diseases?
Degenerate diseases are incurable and debilitating conditions that results in progressive degeneration and or death of nerve cells. This causes problems with movement or mental functioning
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What are Advert genetic conditions?
A genetic disorder that is caused by an abnormality in an individual’s DNA
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What are life choices?
An important decision which you make about your life, for example where you choose to live
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What are life chances?
A social science theory of the opportunities each individual has to improve his or her quality of life
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What is a good role model?
A role model is someone who other individuals aspire to be like, either in the present or in the future
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What is a bad role model?
A bad role model is any person who influences another in a negative way
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What is a gender role?
A gender role is a set of society’s norms which dictate what type of behaviour is generally acceptable based on their actual or perceived sex
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What is culture?
The ideas, customs and social behaviour of a particular person or society
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What are expected life events?
Expected life events are those that individuals can be certain will happen, they are planned
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What are some examples of expected life events?
Going to school, getting a job, getting married
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What are unexpected life events?
Unexpected life events are those that take individuals by surprise as they do not know that they are going to happen, they are unplanned
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What are some examples of unexpected life events?
Illness, car accident, divorce
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What are gross motor skills?
Larger movements your baby makes with his arms, legs, feet, or his entire body
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What are some examples of gross motor skills?
Crawling, running, jumping
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What are fine motor skills?
Small movements that use the small muscles of your fingers, toes, wrists, lips and tongue
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What are some examples of fine motor skills?
Holding a spoon, writing
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What does PIES stand for?
Physical development, Intellectual development, Emotional development and Social development
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What is self esteem?
Confidence in ones own worth or abiities (Self respect)
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What is high self esteem?
Where you think very highly of yourself or your abilities
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What is low self esteem?
Where you are filled with doubts or critisicims about yourself or your abilities
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What is growth?
A change in size or weight and is easy to meassure
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What is development?
Acquiring new skills and capabilities
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What is self image?
The mental picture we have of ourselves
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What does egocentric mean?
Seeing things from only your own perspective or viewpoint
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What does a bond mean?
To form an attachment with a parent or carer
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What is menopause?
The natural and permanent stopping of mensturation. Usually occuring between the age of 45 and 55
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What is a mid- life crisis?
A dramatic period of self doubt caused by the passing of youth and the move into later adulthood
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What is a lifestyle choice?
A choice a person makes about how to live and behave, according to their attitudes, tastes, and values
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What are some examples of a lifestyle choice?
Diet, exercise, smoking, alcohol and drugs
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What is solitary play?
When the child is alone and maintains focus on its activity
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What is social play?
Any play in which children of the same age interact with each other
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What is social isolation?
A self inflicted state of complete lack of contact between an individual and society
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What is language development?
The process which children go through as they learn to communicate with others using word and speech
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What is self concept?
A combination of self image and self esteem
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What is ethnicity?
Our cultural background
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