HLTHAGE 1BB3 Lecture Notes - Dementia

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Published on 22 Apr 2013
School
McMaster University
Department
Health, Aging and Society
Course
HLTHAGE 1BB3
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24th jan 2013
Personhood: means a variety of things, what is ones culture, weather a person is a morning
person or a night person. What a person sees as their strengths, knowing the person in our care
not their problems. Imp if person has dementia or alzihmers
Personhood: quality of life
Personhood: how they feel about themselves, rather than how society imposes their views on
them
Dynamics systems theory: personhood changing on how you are today
Assessing personhood
Personhood assessment missing
Vulnerable: means to feel that your strong inner and outer self is threatened
Choice and risk, people should be given chose and have choses honored as long as we live.
Without risk we wouldn’t learn and we wouldn’t grow
If personhood is not honored you withdraw yourself

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Personhood: means a variety of things, what is ones culture, weather a person is a morning person or a night person. What a person sees as their strengths, knowing the person in our care not their problems. Personhood: how they feel about themselves, rather than how society imposes their views on them. Dynamics systems theory: personhood changing on how you are today. Vulnerable: means to feel that your strong inner and outer self is threatened. Choice and risk, people should be given chose and have choses honored as long as we live. Without risk we wouldn"t learn and we wouldn"t grow.