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Chapters 3-4

Workplace Settings. Health Wellness Illness and Disability

Acute Care Short time care provided and is usually intended to diagnose and treat an immediate health issue
Acute Illness appears suddenly and lasts a short time Ex:influenza or broken arm
Adult Day Care, Adult Day Centre Community day Program
Assisted-living Facility Support Housing Facility
Chronic Illness ongoing illness, cannot be cured Ex: Aids or Paraplegia
Community Day Program Community based day program for persons with physical and mental health
Community based services health care and support services outside a facility
Complex Care, Continuing Care long-term care
Complex Care Facility, Continuing Care facility long-term care facility
Convalescent Care Inpatient care provided to people who are recovering from surgery, injury. AKA subacute and transitional care
End-of-life Care Palliative Care
Group Home Facility for a small group of people living together with physical/mental disabilities
Hospice Residential or in-patient care for the terminal diagnosis. no longer seeking life prolonging care
Inpatient person admitted to stay in a facility over night or longer
Long Term Care (LTC) provided care for those who can not provide for themselves for a long period of time. AKA Complex Care
Mental Health Care Services persons confronting mental illness or disorders AKA psychiatric services
Outpatient persons not staying over night at a facility
Palliative Care Persons with progressive, life threatening illness or conditions
Rehabilitation Services Therapies and educational programs designed to restore or improve client's independence
Residential Facility Long term care, group homes, retirement residences
Respite Care Temporary care for person(s) with a high level of support
Supportive Housing Facility residents live in their own apartments and are provided support services.
Transitional Care Convalescent Care
Determinants of Health determine heath status in an individual or a population of people
Disability loss of physical or mental function
Discrimination behaviour that treats people unfairly based on their group membership
Emotional Health well-being in the emotional dimension. when people feel good about themselves
Equitable fair, reasonable, and just
Gender male or female
Genetic Endowment The genetic makeup that predisposes individuals to a wide range of responses that affect health status
Health the state of well-being in all dimensions of one's life
Holism concept that considers a whole person
Illness loss of physical or mental health
Informal Giving Practices random acts of kindness
Intellectual Health active and creative mind
Marginalize excluding people who are not part of the majority culture
Physical Health body is strong, fit, and free of disease
Prognosis the expected course of recovery
Secondary prevention strategies designed to intervene when risk factors or early signs of a health related problem are present
Social Health when people have a stable and satisfying relationship
Social Support System informal group of people who help each other (s)
Spiritual Health well-being through the belief in a purpose greater than the self
Stigma Characteristics that marks a person as different or flawed
Wellness the achievement of the best health possible in all dimensions of one's life
Created by: nadzine
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