Health and Social Care - Unit 1

Define the term 'growth'
A variable across different parts of the body and is measured using height, weight and dimensions.
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Define the term 'development'
An orderly sequence and is the acquisition of skills and abilities.
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What are gross motor skills?
Skills which require whole body movement and which involve the large (core stabilising) muscles of the body to perform everyday functions.
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What are fine motor skills?
Skills which require the use of the small muscles in the fingers, hands and forearms.
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Define the term 'milestones'
A significant stage or event in the development of a lifestage.
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What are the 6 lifestages and what are their age ranges?
Birth and Infancy (0-2) Early childhood (3-8) adolescence (9-18) Early adulthood (19-45) Middle adulthood (46-65) Late adulthood (65+)
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