Assessment for outcome 4
Investigation report on HIV, Hepatitis B and C organisations.
A description of two available resources for those affected by HIV or Hepatitis B or C. One local and one national. -
The local resource I researches is Waverly Care, this charity provides care and support to people living with HIV and Hepatitis C, and also to their partner, families and carers. As a big part of their work they do their best to raise awareness of these conditions and their prevention. They also work with other organisation to help support people living with HIV and Hepatitis C and their families. -
The national resource I researched is National Aids Trust, this charity is dedicated to changing society’s reaction to HIV. They provide fresh thinking, expertise and practical resources. They help the rights of people living with HIV and campaign for change. They work by focusing on five tactical goals, these are;
Effective HIV prevention in order to halt the spread of HIV
Early diagnosis of HIV through ethical, accessible and appropriate testing
Equitable access to treatment, care and support for people living with HIV
Enhanced understanding of the facts about HIV and living with HIV in the UK
Eradication of HIV-related stigma and discrimination
A description of two measures that may enhance the quality of life of infected individuals. -
One measure would be exercise; this can help people living with HIV improve their energy levels so you feel less tired; reduces stress; enhance their sense of well-being; Help stabilize or prevent declines in CD4 cell counts; Increase bone strength and a lot more. Doing this means that people living with HIV will feel better in themselves, if they exercise with others, this can be therapeutic to them for example running in the outdoors. The exercise can also help fight of many side effects of HIV disease and HIV medication. -
Another measure would be healthy eating; this can help a people with...
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