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Title: Caring for People With Developmental Disabilities


1
Caring for People With Developmental Disabilities
  • CHAPTER 27

2
  • Congenital
  • Person is born with it
  • Genetic disorders
  • Pregnancy related
  • Lack of oxygen before birth
  • Acquired
  • Occurred after birth
  • Accident or injury
  • Poisoning
  • Birth trauma

3
CHARACTERISTICS
4
EDUCATION FOCUSED SKILLS NEEDED TO LIVE
5
COMMUNICATION CHALLENGES
6
CARING FOR PEOPLE WITH CANCER
  • CHAPTER 28

7
MEETING PHYSICAL NEEDS
8
Meeting Emotional Needs
9
CARING FOR PEOPLE WITH HIV/AIDS
  • CHAPTER 29

10
Understanding HIV/AIDS
  • Bloodborne pathogen attacks the immune system
  • May take years for HIV to become AIDS
  • No cure but it can be treated
  • Medications have many side effects
  • AIDS allows infection to take over the body

11
MEETING NEEDS
  • Poor Nutrition Provide oral care, offer
    supplements
  • Fluid Imbalance from chronic diarrhea vomiting-
    encourage fluids, careful IO
  • Rashes Skin Infections Keep skin clean,
    monitor
  • Weak Immune System Good infection control, sick
    visitors should not visit
  • Pain, Weakness, Fatigue Help with ADLs, promote
    rest, position for comfort, back massage
  • Depression Fear Provide support and listen
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