physical

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  • Created on: 07-09-18 11:21
examples of physical disabilities
limb loss, paraplegic, quadriplegic
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professionals for physical disabilities
doctor, nurse, occupational therapist, physiotherapist
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Role of a doctor
prescribing pain medication, monitoring condition
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Role of a consultant
carry out MRIs, monitor paralysis, follow up appointments
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Role of a nurse
during hospital stay carry out basic tests and care. can provide care in the home such as medicine and wound dressings
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Role of an occupational therapist
assess a patient in their home or workplace, suggest activities or aids to overcome any difficulties
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Role of a physiotherapist
provide exercises to improve movement and mobility
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Adaptations for physical disabilities
wheelchair, ramps, lifts, stairlift
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financial aid- child
disability living allowance for children, under 16. tax free benefit to help with the costs caused by long term health condition or disability
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financial aid- adult
personal independence payment, aged 16 to 64, benefit to help with extra costs of disability. the amount you get depends on how the condition affects you.
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professionals for physical disabilities

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doctor, nurse, occupational therapist, physiotherapist

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Role of a doctor

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Role of a consultant

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Role of a nurse

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