Persons with a disability have implications of access, promoting social inclusion through technologies, employment as well as the justice system. However there are limitations and so social inclusion can be further promoted.
Bessie is an 87-year-old client who has recently been discharged from an acute care hospital after experiencing a cerebrovascular accident. Due to her compliling health issues she has been refered to home health to get assistance she needs to continue to live independently as long as possible. Bessie has a friend next door that is willing to help, but does not have any family nearby and does not have any discretionary income, because of these limitations she will need her home health nurse, Laura, to advocate for her to come up with a plan of action. The role of adcvocate is increasingly important because of clients changing needs and demands. Elderly clients need more help than ever with finding resoursed and applying for them with our increasingly
When you get older, life may get tough. For Diane and her family, they take it one step at a time. Diane Allen is seventy six years old and has a hard time transporting around her daughter’s house. She suffers from dementia and has poor mobility. Dementia is a brain disease that causes long term memory loss. This happens to affect her daily functioning. Due to these medical dilemma’s, Diane lives with her daughter, Tami Skaf in a three story home. To get from the basement, Diane’s living space, to the main level of the home, she uses a stairlift. This stairlift is used to her advantage every single day. One major issue that Tami faces when she helps Diane on the stairlift is when it does not function up the stairs properly. “Were clueless
Mrs. Wong main goal after the duration of therapy is to remain in the independent care section of her home
Occupational Profile: BK is a widowed, Army veteran living in the Marydell retirement village, which is funded by the Arch Diocese of Wilmington, DE. She is a 68 year old, whom engages in daily occupations in a powered wheel chair due to a left AKA. She is functionally mobile in a 1 floor apartment using the powered chair and upright walker. She has a positive outlook, displaying resiliency navigating her home, which is not ADA compliant. Due to chronic RA her UE strength and ROM are limited, and the accompanying Sjogern Syndrome limits her visibility. BK displayed functional internal and external rotation ROM at the shoulder joint, which facilitates her independence in grooming, dressing, feeding, and care for pets. However, during
For the senior/sophomore experience I had many different roles. I helped the students get logged into the computer at Regional Hospital and also helped them get into Meditech. Since it was the first clinical for the sophomore group, many passwords didn’t work. Therefore, I had the chance to show a few students where the IT department was and help them get assistance on getting their passwords figured out. The students were very limited as to what they could do during the clinical. They had not been checked off on vital signs or any part of physical assessments yet. Therefore, I assisted students and their patients with the proper way to ambulate and get non-independent patients on the commode or to the bathroom. Overall, I felt that my biggest
The uplift height adjustable sit stand desk is an ideal desk for business or personal use and is one of the best pieces of furniture according to those that use it. Various people with or without any type of disability issues can use it, especially those that are in wheelchairs and need adequate space when working at a desk. This desk could also be used as an integral part of a proper ergonomic workstation for those that sit all day and wish to stand for health reasons to decrease the risk of obesity, diabetics, heart issues, etc. Most people that have a desk job, tend to sit for long periods of time, and discovered that an adjustable sit stand desk will allow them to stand as well.
Having a handicapped walk-in tub provides you with more ease of living for your bathing needs. Senior citizens and those with mobility issues are often challenged with daily tasks, anything from taking high steps to simply taking care of their own hygiene. The convenience of having walk-in tubs, or walk-in showers (with an optional wall mount) in a home not only help you keep your independence,
2613). Another major finding was that the relationship between activity limitations and participation was that it is not a clear correlation between the two variables. It was important to note that it depends on what level of Cerebral Palsy the child falls under according to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). Overall the conclusion of this study is that participation in activities will help improve the quality of life for individuals living with Cerebral Palsy but it is important to see where these individuals lie in all of the classification systems so that they can participate in a level that is in connection with their daily
Mrs. Wong’s therapy begins every morning when she wakes up. First, we will assist her in taking a shower including, transfers from the bed to the bathroom, and practice reaching for products in the shower. This is an important part of the intervention plan because it is a required skill Mrs. Wong will need if she wishes to live independently. Afterwards, we will assist her in dressing. To begin, we help Mrs. Wong position clothing, but as her therapy progresses, we should begin using voice cues and having Mrs. Wong complete the task independently. Such as, prompts to encourage use of the left limb, to locate items on the left side of the environment, and for overall task completion (Nilsen, Gillen, Arbesman, & Lieberman, 2015).
Carol is a 66-year-old retired woman who is post stroke with severe expressive aphasia and ataxia. She is OX3. Since she lives alone, in a one-story house, sometimes her phone is out of reach, which can be a major hazard. Because of her decreased ability to understand or express speech, it is difficult for people to communicate with her. For example, she went to the ophthalmologist and tried to convey that she is having difficulty with her depth perception, but they did not understand and nothing got fixed. This is a major concern for her in safely completing her ADLs and IADLs. Another concern is she has decreased control of bodily movements, which has led to increased falls. She utilizes her some of her DME like the wheelchair,
Kaloyan Kamenov, Maria Cabello, Carolina Saskia Ballert, Alarcos Cieza, Somnath Chatterji, SENADIS, Jerome Bickenbach, Jose Luis Ayuso-Mateos*, Carla Sabariego
There are four classifications of Cerebral Palsy, each relates to how the muscles in the body are affected, and two common terms used to describe how the muscle tone is affected by the cerebral palsy.
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The following are functional and design specifications for the team to follow while creating the wheelchair. Some specifications govern the function of the accessory and how it integrates with the wheelchair on which it is installed, while others deal with the subsystems involved and safety.