Unit 8: Promoting Health and Well Being Essay

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Unit 8: Promoting health and well being Sandy Arias sandy arias 9/18/2012 |

Table of Contents
Introduction and Background2 Health Promotion Campaigns4
Chosen topic and Questionnaires6
Secondary Data/ Specific research13
Planning 17
Implementation21
Evaluation……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….23
Conclusion……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..24
Reference……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….26

Unit 8: Promoting health and well being
Introduction
The Aim of my coursework is to carry out and write a report of a scale health promotion Project relevant to one of the services user groups, the services user group that I have choose is Health (ill people) this
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However there is another ways that people can get ill for example people can be with a low defence if they feel depress this is cause as they may have emotional or social problems with themselves or society, this can cause a health problem.
A negative definition that most people think is the Health as the absence of illness. According to this definition so long as someone does not experience anxiety, pain or distress, they are healthy. They can have some disease, but still be healthy. Thus somebody in a wheelchair would be healthy, as would a person with cancer or with heart disease if they did not feel anxiety, pain or distress. http://www.uwic.ac.uk/shss/dom/newweb/Introtohealth/Negative%20definitions.htm
The well-being of a person includes the 5 aspects of health: mental, emotional, physical, social, and spiritual. There are different types of physical, intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual health.

Physical Health: A physically healthy person is active, does not get tired easily, does not get sick easily, is strong, and is full of energy. Physical health refers to the condition of the body and the way it reacts to diseases. You need to take good care of your body in order to maintain good physical health. You need to eat healthy food, try not to eat too much junk food, do exercise, for example you can walk at least 30 minutes at day, sleep and rest enough, the time that a person should sleep is at least 8 hours