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Tag: Disability

The term disability when it is explained with respect to humans refers to any condition that impedes the completion of daily tasks using traditional methods. A disability is a condition or function judged to be significantly impaired relative to the usual standard of an individual or group.

Disability

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Research on Disability Discrimination

Nursing Essays

Research into North Africa, Egypt and Jordan provided several resources into the cultural background which includes religion and traditions, views of disabilities, and lack of health care. ...

Last modified: 5th Jul 2021

Impact of Learning Disabilities

Nursing Essays

Though learning disabilities may not be visible to the naked eye, seven million, or fourteen percent of all public school students, are affected by this quiet handicap...

Last modified: 11th May 2021

Learning Disabilities: Families and Carers Support

Nursing Essays

The essay will explore the current service provision in relation to supporting families and carers of individuals living with learning disabilities. It will also clarify its relationship with political and societal drivers which can influence the delivery of services....

Last modified: 22nd Apr 2021

Essay on Ageing and Disability

Nursing Essays

The service delivery for aged care in New Zealand historically developed on a regional basis causing variable differences in the type of delivery and services for the health of older people....

Last modified: 20th Apr 2021

Learning Disability Nurse Reflection

Reflective Essays

Summary reflection –Modules 5 – 9 Working as a learning disability nurse, poses a career fraught with many interesting and often frustrating challenges. However, this is a population that can...

Last modified: 25th Feb 2021

Reflective Writing for Learning Disability Nurse

Nursing Essays

Summary reflection –Modules 5 – 9 Working as a learning disability nurse, poses a career fraught with many interesting and often frustrating challenges. However, this is a population that can...

Last modified: 25th Feb 2021

Balance Disability After Stroke

Nursing Essays

Balance disability is common after stroke. The aims of this study were to investigate the frequency of balance disability; to characterize different levels of disability; and to identify demographics...

Last modified: 17th Feb 2021

The Development of the Social Model of Disability

Nursing Essays

In my essay I will discuss the movement from the medical model of disability to the social model of disability and how it has moved from an individual perspective to an environment/socio political perspective....

Last modified: 27th Nov 2020

Learning Disability Nurse (LDN) Role in Supporting an Individual/Young People with Epilepsy and Learning Disabilities

Nursing Essays

This study examined epilepsy in young people, since the disorder remains a major chronic neurologic disease and affects many of the population between childhood and old age...

Last modified: 27th Nov 2020

Developing Inclusion and Independence for a Person with Disabilities

Nursing Essays

Providing care through the eyes of the patient or the service user taking into accounts their specific needs are and exactly your opportunity is providing to that individual and the expected outcomes for the benefit of the user could simply be classified as person centred care....

Last modified: 27th Oct 2020

Definition and Causes of Intellectual Disability

Nursing Essays

The basis of the definition of the term mentally retarded can be found as far back as 1941 when Edgar Doll outlined six elements in which he used to classify mental retardation...

Last modified: 2nd Oct 2020

Disability Access to Productive Resources

Nursing Essays

This study assesses Disabled People’s access to productive resources. Specifically, the study examines the constraints to people living with disability (PLWD access to productive resources and proposes an effective strategy to address the constraints....

Last modified: 21st Sep 2020

Health and Social Care Practitioner Role in Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Nursing Assignments

Explain how the health and social care practitioner supports individuals with learning disabilities to overcome barriers....

Last modified: 20th Aug 2020

Identifying and Meeting the Needs of the Individual Client

Nursing Case Studies

Identifying and meeting the needs of the individual client Annie Mc Donald Client One Social isolation Client Profile Mary is an 85 year old female. Mary is currently in the nursing home now for 6 mo...

Last modified: 22nd Jun 2020

Biography of Heather Whitestone

Nursing Essays

Heather Whitestone, who is most famous for becoming Miss America’s first winner to have a disability in 1995, is profoundly deaf. However, it hasn’t prevented her from reaching her dreams and spre...

Last modified: 27th May 2020

Social Work Theories for Learning Disabilities Hep in Nursing

Nursing Assignments

Introduction: The role of nursing is an essential element in any therapeutic process which allows the patient and their families also to have physical and psychological relief. This relief is provided...

Last modified: 12th May 2020

Identifying and Meeting the Needs of an Individual Client

Nursing Assignments

Identifying and meeting the needs of an individual client Introduction In this assignment I will observe 3 clients who suffer from memory loss, social isolation/emotional upset and physical disabilit...

Last modified: 11th May 2020

Case Study of Learning Disability Nursing: Jill

Nursing Case Studies

Jill (not her real name) is a 24 year old female who was sexually abused from age 10 by her father and was taken into care at age 14 when her behaviour became unmanageable in the home setting. When J...

Last modified: 13th Feb 2020

Communicating within the Learning Disabilities | Reflection

Reflective Essays

  (1) Area of Reflection : Communication Insight Area Learning Disabilities Your reflection Communicating within the Learning disabilities area of nursing is a very complex task which enco...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Reflection Paper: Sexuality and Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Reflective Essays

Like all people, individuals with developmental disabilities (DD) have inherent sexual rights and needs. It is those who work with or serve as caregivers for these individuals who must affirm, de...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Roles and Duties Adult and Learning Disability Nursing

Nursing Essays

District nurses work within the primary health care team. They support patients at home or in residential care. They also provide a teaching role by enabling patients to care for themselves or by help...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Learning Disability: Barriers to Effective Communication

Nursing Essays

Communication is the act or process of using words, sounds, or behaviours to express ideas, thoughts feelings, or exchange information (Merriam – Webster, 2014). People with learning disabilities d...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Dignity in Care for Adults with Learning Disabilities

Nursing Essays

The primary aim of the proposed research is to analyse the meaning, perceptions and quality of dignity in healthcare with respect to adults who have learning disabilities in the United Kingdom and stu...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Features of Intellectual Disability, and Interventions

Nursing Essays

INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY Mr. Basavaraj S Hukkeri Assistant Professor D. Y Patil college of Nursing, Kolhapur Intellectual disability (ID), once called mental retardation, is characterized b...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Communication with a Disability of Muscular Dystrophy

Nursing Essays

Communication with a Disability of Muscular Dystrophy  Muscular dystrophy diseases cause weakness and degeneration of muscles. Many people know muscular dystrophy as a singular dis...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020