Therefore, there aren't enough beds for the patients and poor people cannot afford to pay for private hospitals. Overall, it affects the people in multiple ways. Low level of education limits their future jobs. Poor health care services threats the individuals lives condemning their future to a life full of
Also, a lack of infrastructure makes it difficult for a country to be able to treat its patients. Due to stigma and being quarantined, patients have a high risk of becoming depressed or developing symptoms of PTSD. Regarding infectious diseases, mental health is something that is often overlooked, but needs to be addressed in order to effectively treat the patients and overcome the global
One may argue that healthcare is too expensive and that food stamps have been taken away from many people. It is also extremely difficult to get a well-paying job in order to pay for housing, healthcare, and food. The lack of healthcare, food stamps, and well-paying jobs can result in people turning towards crime because of issues such as mental health, physical health, and employment options. One reason that people turn to crime is because of the lack of healthcare. Even when healthcare is available to people, a large portion of them are not able to
Both men and women face health care disparities, the difference are each genders health concerns, access to healthcare, financial barriers, preventive and follow up care. In the 2013 Kaiser Men Health Survey and 2013 Kaiser Women Health Survey presented that women’s health concerns, preventive treatments, and follow up treatments, are of greater expense compared to men. So women are most likely not to access health care due to high cost and lack of insurance in comparison to men. This same study also found stereotypical gender roles plays a big part,when it comes to accessing health care. Women are most likely not to see a provider due to childcare, lack of transportation, lack of time and inability to take time off work.
Inequity of health access often occur in among legal and illegal immigrants, age group such as young and old people, geographical area especially rural areas and states such as in East Malaysia where there is less health care system available in certain rural areas. For example, there is always this scenario where the poor people seek for treatment in public hospital where the rich people will tend to access more to the private hospital because they would not want to wait for the queue in hospital. With the long waiting list in public hospital, sometime the treatable condition are not being treated on time and preventable disease are not prevented resulting in the death of patient. By implementing the NHI scheme, I believe the equity in health can be achieved regardless of poor and rich, they are able to access to both public and private
Lennie tries to be in line with society however, his disability makes it much harder, especially in the time period that this story takes place in. To begin, public hospitals were understaffed and patients were often left without any kind of treatment. According to blogs.cofc.edu, conditions were also deteriorating due to a lack of funding during the Great Depression. This is important because it could explain why Lennie is not getting any actual treatment in the story. People who had a mental disability were also usually
The income also is not steady which can be very frustrating to plan. It makes it extremely difficult for them to save money for basic needs like renting an apartment, clothing and food stockpile. It however necessary for government, NGOs and the community to encourage employment for the older individuals for non-skilled labor. Also keeping these individuals engaged gives them a sense of value thus steering them away from drugs and other negative activities. SETTING UP PROGRAMMES TO STOP DRUG ADDICTION One of the disturbing issues faced by the Pine Street homeless Shelter in Atlanta, Georgia was the alarming rate of drug abuse.
Mentally ill prisoners in prison should be well taken care of. These offender need more care than those without a mental illness due to the illness they have they could hurting innocents civilian and guards or other prisoners like themselves or even themselves. Mentally ill offender need more medicines, Improve conditions, and the cost to keep them. Medicines Mentally ill offenders need as much more medicine than inmates without a mental illness, Therefore without these medicines it will be much difficult to release them to the hand of society. Medical cost: As the population of the prisons keep growing the more expensive the medical finances with cost.
Due to shortages, nurses often need to work long hours under demanding conditions. Nursing is not a nine to five work; when there is a patient in need of help, nurses don’t leave them there and go home; nurses work overtime almost everyday. Nurses who have not worked in the medical field before may have to work hours way beyond their comfort zone and be expected to become accustomed to the hours. Nurses working in these environments are more likely to making mistakes and medical errors. An unfavorable outcome is that patient quality can suffer, resulting in a range of preventable complications, including medication errors, emergency room overcrowding, and more frightening, increased mortality rates.
Those who take medicine are dependant on it, and absence of the drug can be disastrous, as lack of water is terrible for the body. Prices of prescription drugs are very high, and continuing to climb. As a result, many people cannot afford to take the medicine they depend on. Prescription drug prices should be lowered; drug companies are unfairly hiking up the prices, many people cannot afford their medicine, and high prices have a negative impact on patient health. Similar to how findiing safe water is beoming harder, hiking up the prices of drugs and overcharging customers.