Unit 1- human lifespan development - Effects of illness common in ageing

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Physical effects of illness
- Less able to fight infection. - Reduced stamina. - Result in loss of mobility. - Cause pain and discomfort. - Senses less sharp. - Affect vision and can cause dizziness.
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Intellectual effects of illness
- Short term memory loss. - Affect decision making skills. - Slow the ability to respond and react to information. - Causes difficulty in verbal communication.
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Social effects of illness
-Reduced opportunity and ability to socialise. - Impact on senses or neural capacity, making socialising difficult. - Affects ability to communicate in groups.
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Emotional effects of illness
- Emotional distress ; communication diffiulties. - Dependence on others for personal care. - Feelings of lack of control. - Low- self esteem.
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Lifestyle choices to help with ill health in elderly
Helathy dies, excercise, prescription drugs.
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Card 2

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- Short term memory loss. - Affect decision making skills. - Slow the ability to respond and react to information. - Causes difficulty in verbal communication.

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Intellectual effects of illness

Card 3

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-Reduced opportunity and ability to socialise. - Impact on senses or neural capacity, making socialising difficult. - Affects ability to communicate in groups.

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Card 4

Front

- Emotional distress ; communication diffiulties. - Dependence on others for personal care. - Feelings of lack of control. - Low- self esteem.

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Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Helathy dies, excercise, prescription drugs.

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Preview of the back of card 5

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