Health and Social

Give three situations where individuals may need to be safeguarded.
•being emotionally ill-treated by being deprived of love or physical contact • verbal abuse by being regularly shouted at • having to witness violent scenes, e.g. at home
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what is health and wellbeing?
health and wellbeing can be described as the absence of physical illness, disease and mental distress, a negative definition of health and wellbeing
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What are the five life stages?
infancy (0–3) • childhood (4–10) • adolescence (11–18) • adulthood (19–65) • later adulthood (65+)
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what factors are risks to health and wellbeing and how do they have a damaging effect?
health and wellbeing can be affected by: • genetically inherited diseases and conditions • substance misuse (including misuse of legal and illegal drugs, solvents, tobacco smoking and excessive alcohol intake) • an unbalanced, poor quality diet
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what is a lifestyle factor?
lifestyle factors over which people have control and also the genetic, social and economic factors that people may not be able to change
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what factors are risks to health and wellbeing and how do they have a damaging effect?
too much stress • lack of personal hygiene • lack of regular physical exercise • lack of sleep • unprotected sex • social isolation • poverty inadequate housing • unemployment • poor work–life balance • environmental pollution.
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what is health and wellbeing?
health and wellbeing can be described as the achievement and maintenance of physical fitness and mental stability, a positive definition of health and wellbeing
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what is health and wellbeing?
health and wellbeing can be described as being the result of a combination of physical, social, intellectual and emotional factors, a holistic definition of health and wellbeing
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what factors affect human growth and development and how can they influence an individual's health, wellbeing and life opportunities?
physical factors including genetic inheritance, diet, amount and type of physical activity, sexual health, experience of illness or disease
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what factors affect human growth and development and how can they influence an individual's health, wellbeing and life opportunities?
social and emotional factors including gender, family relationships, friendships, educational experiences, employment/unemployment, ethnicity and religion, life experiences such as birth, marriage, death and divorce
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