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Running head: SPECIFIC NEEDS IN HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE.Understanding Specific Needs and Health and Social Care.University Affiliates.Student’s name.15thOctober, 2018.
2Introduction.The health and the social care sector is the most critical and sensitive partof human nature. It is of importance for a health and social care personnel to beadequately taught, trained and equipped adequately for them to be effective to theuser of the services. When the care worker is well knowledgeable especially ofthe specific needs of the service user, then we can say efficiency in servicedelivery is achieved. In UK laws, regulations and guidance are available to governand guide both the care worker and the service user. It is mandatory for the care worker to understand the specific physical andmental needs of the user, for the right service to be dispensed. The care user isalso entitled to protection from any injury be it internal or external by the worker.Task 1.L01 Understand Perceptions of health, disability, illness and behavior.1.1Analyze Concepts of health, disability, illness andbehavior in relation to users of health and social care services.In a research by World Health Organization, the concept is on health andsocial care is very much popular and wide especially in the UK. Health can bedefined as a feeling or a state that distance you from normal functional of your
3body system. When a person feels unwell or he is in that state he/she will beseeking the services of a health and social care worker. The critical and sensitivenature of a person’s health requires that the workers and the stuff in the field ofhealth are properly trained. (Costa et al. 2016). Disability is a common issueamong care users. Disability is a physical incapacity that makes one unable tomake use of some of his/her body part. Most types of disabilities however are in aphysical state. It is a condition that does not allow a person to act normally andalso somehow restrict their movements. According to (Schneider, 2009), illness is a period where is somebody hasa sickness that impacts his body and mind. Generally health issues is a state atwhich a person is incapacitated to act normally and from mostly a psychologicalpoint of view. Health affects the mind and the body. The behavior of a person is a situation where by a certain reaction isportrayed to a situation at that point in time. Certain devices impacts somebody’sbehavior in that if not well corrected they are likely to cause up errors in aperson’s life (Adam, 2003). In a social care concept, the effect of a behavior canserve as an examining tool to determine the major cause of the impact. Theproviders of the care services can therefore can make use of various strategies andbehaviors to come up with a solution for the care user. (Mertens, 2013).