396-Support individuals with multiple conditions and/or disabilities
1:1 Describe possible multiple conditions and/or disabilities that individuals may have.
Patients with multiple conditions and/or disabilities have two or more disabling conditions that affect learning or other important life functions. These can include:
1.Mental retardation, dementia
2.Bad eyesight, blindness
3.Hard of hearing, deafness
4.Arthritis, paralysed body/parts
1:2 Explain how multiple conditions and/or disabilities many have an additional impact on the individual’s well being and quality of life.
Multiple conditions usually have additional impacts on individuals’ well being and quality of life. A person with arthritis only can live at home with minimum help of a carer but elderly people who have arthritis and dementia in addition, for them it is safer to live in care home . Multiple conditions also require different kinds of medications which are not without side effects. This is also an additional impact on well being that patients have to live with.
1:3 Explain how multiple conditions and/or disabilities may impact on individuals opportunity to participate in a range of activities.
Things that could have an impact on an individual with multiple conditions and/or disabilities could include General housework tasks, personal. Social activities can all become difficult to a person with multiple conditions and disabilities. They may have problems dealing with other everyday situations such as shopping, working, administering their medication and paying bills, and may require support with these situations also.
2:1 Describe own role in supporting the well being of individuals with multiple condition and/or disabilities
I would encourage and assist the individual with personal care, cooking, administering medication, stoma care, cleaning and laundry. I also carry out home visits for Care Plan and Risk Assessments. My duties are varied and I am required to assess,