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Special Needs

Chapter 3

philosophy search for a general understanding of values
rehabilitation the restoration of the individual to the fullest physical, mental, social, vocational, and economic capacity of which he or she is capable
activities of daily living activities or tasks needed for daily living, such as eating, grooming, dressing, bathing, washing, and toileting
quality of life a conecept that includes all the aspects that make life worth living; best defined by the individual himself
psychosocial an individual's mental or emotional processes in combination with his or her ability to interat and relate with others
physical needs needs for food, water, oxygen, rest, exercise, and sex
security needs needs for physical safety, shelter, and protection
social needs need for approval and acceptance
status needs needs for recognition and respect
self-fulfillment needs need to reach the highest potential and to accomplish one's life goals
informed consent permission obtained from a resident to perform or withhold a medical procedure; must be voluntary and in writing
role part one plays in relationship to others
well role behaviors associated with being well (ex: independence, increased responsibility, usefulness, control, and decision making)
sick role behavior associated with being sick; dependence, weakness, control by others, decreased responsibility and uselessness
disabled limitation in the ability to function normally
age appropriate appropriate to the chronological age of a person
heredity traits we are born with
environment means of providing a safe environment that is as free as possible of pathogenic organisms
standards what is acceptable and unacceptable to us
spiritual needs need to finding meaning in life
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