Hsc 3047 Support Use of Medication in Social Care Settings Essay

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HSC 2028 - Move and Position Individuals in Accordance with their Plan of Care

1 Understand anatomy and physiology in relation to moving and positioning individuals
1.1 Outline the anatomy and physiology of the human body in relation to the importance of correct moving and positioning of individuals

Muscles in human body is like the motor which supports or assist the bones at the joints to move and work. When the muscle pulls it moves the bones at particular joints, which establish the joints to move about.
The contraction of the extent which the The direction which the bone of the joint move depends on the contraction of the muscle. Muscles on the other hand is affected by
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Knowing the centre of gravity will help to safely support the client from falling and causing damage to himself and also for my own safety.

Cerebral palsy people usually very stiff and unusual relaxed and ‘’floppy ‘’ limbs which may also held in an unusual or awkward position
Movements may be unusually jerky or abrupt, or slow and writhing. They may appear uncontrolled or without purpose
Cerebral palsy also causes skeletal deformities, cause shortened limbs on the affected side can also lead to tilting of the pelvic bones and scoliosis.
People with spastic cerebral palsy may develop severe stiffening of the joints because of unequal pressures on the joints exerted by muscles of differing tone or strength.
As a PA I deal with clients with cerebral palsy according to nature and extent of their deformity. I always ensure that I use effective communication skills when assisting people to move or reposition.

STROKE. Clients suffering from stroke have slow speech loss of memory, speechless one side of their body paralysed which cause restriction to their movement.
As a PA whenever moving and handling, I am always aware of the extent of the stroke and what parts of the body have been affected. In order to prevent the client falling I and the other PA use hoist when lifting into and out of his chair, bed or shower, also when dressing and