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Question: Unit 34 Understand Physical Disability
Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Services

Part 1
1. Explain the meaning of centrality.
2. Explain the importance of recognising the centrality of an individual rather than the disability.
3. Explain person centred care.
4. Explain the importance of person centred care. Give examples from your practice.
5. Compare the different outcomes that may occur between focussing on individuals strengths and aspiration rather than needs only.
6. Describe the term physical disability.
7. Describe congenital disability (give two examples)
8. Describe acquired disability. (give two examples)
9. Describe neurological disability. (give two examples)
10. Compare a congenital disability with a neurological disability.
11. Explain the term progressive in terms of disability.


Part 2
12. Explain the emotional impact of a progressive disability on individual and family.
13. Compare the different impacts that congenital and progressive disabilities can have on the individual and their family.
14. Describe environmental and social barriers that can have a disabling effect on an individual with a disability.
15. Analyse the socio-economic effects of physical disability on the individual.
16. Describe how legislation has changed society in relation to physical disability.
17. Analyse the improvements legislation has made for the individual with a disability.
18. Discuss at length the impact a physical disability can have on an individual’s life choices. Use examples where possible.
19. Explain how attitudes can have a positive or negative effect on the perception of disability.






Part 3
20. Explain the importance of independence and inclusion.
21. Analyse ways to promote independence and inclusion. Use examples from practice.
22. Explain the importance of individuals having control and choices, how do you ensure this happens.
23. Describe positive risk taking.
24. Analyse the importance of positive risk taking for individuals with a physical disability.
25. Explain how to encourage individuals to take positive risks while remaining safe. Give examples from your practice.
26. Explain how you challenge stereotypes and discriminatory attitudes.

Answer: Part one
1. Centrality could be explained in the context of this module as seeing an individual as a person first andh the disability second, to listen and understand their needs, putting them at the central of all planning.
This should include emotional and psychologic and spiritual needs. The Cambridge dictionary definition of centrality is “the fact of being the main or most important part of something” (Anon.)

2. The importance of recognising the centrality of the person rather than the disability is that it can enable a person to feel more of a whole person, rather than a disabled one, this can lead to better wellbeing and in return a boost of confidence and self-esteem. This also as important for those with hidden disabilities such as Dementia or Mental Health issues

3. Being person-centred is about focusing care on the needs of the person rather than the needs of the s...(short extract)

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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Health and Social Care
  • Level: Further Education
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  • Words: 3092
  • Date submitted: May 31, 2019
  • Date written: March, 2019
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  • Essay ID: 8685

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