We are there to help patients. Our studies have shown that the objective magnitude of the surgery is not correlated with the patient’s stress level about it. For patients with a high anxiety level, music can be beneficial” (Caruana). Now some hospitals have begun to hire musical therapists to work within their facilities. Musical therapists are hoping that hospitals located in the UK might mention something about the benefits of music in the leaflet for patients to prepare for the surgical procedure
MBSR also reduced trait anxiety and ruminative thinking and increased self compassion and empathy. Another study was conducted by Grossman, P., Niemann, L., Schmidt, S., & Walach, H. (2004) to see if mindfulness really does help reduce negativity and improve vitality as well as coping mechanism of a person. The study supported the fact that MBSR may help a broad range of people to cope with their problems, thus giving health benefits. Mindfulness and Interpersonal Behavior Dekeyser, M., Raes, F., Leijssen, M., Leysen, S., & Dewulf, D. (2008), conducted a study to see the relation of mindfulness with interpersonal performance and feelings. The results showed a positive association between mindfulness and interpersonal skills.
In conclusion, although we don’t decisively know how music affects people the way it does, we know enough to be able to manipulate those effects in certain ways to help people cope with numerous disabilities and illnesses. Music therapy is extremely effective in helping improve communication abilities, and there are multiple success stories of patients who have been helped through music
Please describe. The part of the article that supports occupational therapy is the entire part. The article really encompasses all the aspects of occupational therapy in the setting of home health. The study from their method (from the participants, the instruments, the design, the procedure) shows that therapy in the home have benefits in cognitive abilities and in their ADL’s for people who had a stroke. The benefits are not just towards the patients, but they also improve the quality of life for the caregivers, which means decreased healthcare costs.
Listening to music promotes word recall. Researchers have found that specific music genres have a powerful effect on word recall. When information is studied with specific background music, it makes it easier for people to remember simply by playing the song mentally. Research also shown clearly that a child’s memory development is affected by whether they took music lessons or not. (Mammarella,
Dementia is a disorder which causes the brain cells to deteriorate therefor causes a decline in several symptoms and affects a person’s mentality, capacity and how they go about their everyday life. NVQ 1.2 2) Describe the functions of the brain that are affected by dementia. There are many brain functions affected by dementia depending on which form of dementia the individual has. The temporal lobe’s functions affected are Memory loss for example forgetting things you have just been told or something you have just said so repeating yourself several times, balance, posture and vision can also be affected due to decline in health of the temporal lobe. Frontal lobe affects behaviour for example becoming withdrawn.
An individual with an Intellectual Disability has significant limitations in both intellectual functioning and in adaptive behaviour, which covers many everyday social and practical skills, some also have physical problems. Being vulnerable leaves them more exposed to the social determinants of health (i.e. poverty, unemployment, social exclusion).A person with an ID have equal rights to health care, there voice is not heard and they are often over looked. I am alarmed by the figures and statistics I have uncovered in this assignment. I fear for the future of my patients/clients with an intellectual disability who have diverse health problems and have difficulties communicating and often on a low income.
Introduction Multiple Sclerosis is a neurological disorder that affects the central nervous system, causing damage to the nerve cells, which could cause permanent damage, leaving those who suffering from the disease with a myriad of lifelong issues. According to Mayo Clinic (2018), “Signs and symptoms of MS vary widely and depend on the amount of nerve damage and which nerves are affected.” The damage varies from patient to patient; with many of the symptoms include numbness and tingling of the extremities, mental health issues, such as depression, vision issues, speech impairment, balance issues, and chronic fatigue, as well as incontinence and bowel issues. In more advanced stages, cognitive function can change, such as memory impairment,
Subpoint: Having a great sleep can be important to your beneficial health. Sleep is involved in healing and also help repairing your heart and blood vessels. Not sleeping as much can cause an increase of heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and strokes Conclusion Restate Thesis & Review points: Having a stabilized mindset and physically getting ready can surely help with going to sleep at a faster rate. Concluding Purpose: Many students and even adults need to find better strategies to sleep in order to get through their daily lives. Closure/Clincher: With all this new information your are all on board the train to a better night’s
Stated on page 286 of Hodges and Sebald text, “It is important to realize that all persons, those with disabilities and those without, have a need for aesthetic experiences, and moments of musical beauty and truth are important ingredients in the healing process”. What was portrayed in the video is acceptable and shows good examples of Music Therapy and medicine. Music Therapy was well represented throughout this video. I feel the media can misrepresent many things but when it came to this video I feel it was demonstrated well and
Qualitatively, this disease can be seen with senile plaques on the brain, and neurofibrillary tangles that affect physical changes to the brain. Since there are so many branches of dementia, it can be hard to determine which type of dementia a patient is experiencing, needing to be looked at more closely. Some warning signs of this disease include getting lost, paying for bills and trouble managing money, retelling the same stories, repeatedly asking the same questions, and losing/ misplacing items, but not being able to recall how to find them (532). Though not all people progress through this disease at the same pace and times in their lives, these are just some of the few symptoms and abnormalities that those who have Alzheimer’s can display as opposed to someone their age with a normal functioning brain and having no dementia. Quantitatively, research has shown that Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 50-70% of all neurocognitive disorders (531).
Communication Strategies Overview One of the many challenges posed by people suffering from dementia is communication. As this disease advances the brain begins to deteriorate by showing signs of lost memories, clear thought, and a lack of personal hygiene. In addition, mood swinges become evident stemming from the frustration of losing their ability to remember and communicate clearly with others. Other noticeable changes occur in the personality and behaviour patterns, such as a lower regard for personal hygiene. What follows are suggestions on how to communicate with individuals suffering from Dementia Communication is something we learn throughout our lifetime and when we begin to lose this ability it changes us.
According to Austin and Crawford, Therapeutic Recreation can be used in almost any setting. Therapeutic Recreation is used in a mental health setting by u sing the recreation portion to improve the client’s current quality of life and to help them feel better about taking part in other treatment programs within the treatment plan. The Recreation Therapist also serves to show the client leisure skills to give them something positive to do once they are out of the treatment program. Recreation Therapy is also used in correctional settings to provide inmates new leisure skills that will assist them when reentering in the community once released. Recreation Therapist can help people battling with substance abuse by
They can feel social withdrawal towards society, anxiety about what the next day brings, depression that changes your outlook, anger towards the patient and how they aren 't doing what they were able to do at one point of time, denial and thinking that it will get better, exhaustion about daily tasks, lack of concentration that makes performing familiar tasks difficult, and health problems that can affect your mental and physical health (alz.org). To the right is a picture showing the ages of people affected by Alzheimer 's. Based on this graph, the most affected age is