[pic] BTEC Extended National Diploma in Health & Social Care (Social Care) Unit 4 – Development through the Life Stages Assignment Title: Lecturer: Rebecca Drozd Room – Email – You will also need to: • Word processed your work • Include your name, pin & page numbers in a footer • Use Harvard Referencing System in your work including a reference list • Provide evidence of wider research by using various sources, e. g. websites, journals, text books. • 1. 5 line space • Use 12pt font size (Arial or Comic Sans) • Please bring this Assignment Brief with you to every lesson.
Launch date: First Submission date: Second submission date: | | |You are an investigative reporter on a celebrity magazine. You have been asked to discover all that you can about the development | |of a famous person of your choice. | Task One Produce a fact file which clearly describes the physical, intellectual, emotional and social development for each of the life stages of an individual to include relevant pictures, graphs and charts (P1) Grading Tip | |Your fact file needs to include information on the following: | | | |Life stages: conception; pregnancy; birth and infancy – 0-3 years; childhood – 4-9 years; adolescence – 10-18 years; adulthood – 19 | |-65 years; older adulthood; 65+; the final stages of life | | | |Definitions: growth; development; developmental norms; developmental milestones; life course; maturation; life expectancy | | | |Development; holistic development; physical, intellectual, language, emotional and social at each life stage; potential causes and | |effects of delayed and arrested development | Expand your fact file to include a discussion on the nature-nurture debate in relation to the development of your individual (M1) Add a written evaluation on how nature and nurture may affect the physical, intellectual, emotional and social development of two stages of the development of your chosen individual (D1) Grading Tip | |Use the following key words: | |Nature-nurture debate: key principles; biological programming; the effects of experiences versus heredity; maturation theory | Task Two | | |Your editor at the magazine has now asked you to research the life factors and life events that have influenced the development of this | |celebrity. | Develop your fact file further, and explain the potential effects of five different life factors on the development of the individual (P2) Grading Tip | | | |Use the following key words: | | | |Life factors: genetic, eg predisposition to particular conditions, cystic fibrosis, coeliac disease, asthma, brittle bone disease, | |rheumatic disease; biological, eg foetal alcohol syndrome, maternal infections, effects of diet in pregnancy; environmental, eg exposure to| |pollution, damp/ overcrowded housing, access to recreational facilities, access to health and social care services, bullying, family | |dysfunction, effects of culture, religion and beliefs, effects of discrimination; socioeconomic, eg income, expenditure, education, values | |and attitudes, peer groups, employment status; lifestyle, eg nutrition and dietary choices, alcohol intake, use and misuse of substances |
Add a written statement that clearly explains the influences of two predictable and two unpredictable major life events on the development of your chosen individual (P3) |Grading Tip: Your fact file needs to include relevant pictures, graphs and charts. | |Use the following key words: | | | |Major life events: differences in effect of predictable and unpredictable events; eg the birth of a sibling, leaving home, leaving | |care, leaving prison, serious injury, illness, starting school/ nursery, beginning and changing employment, redundancy, bereavement, | |marriage, parenthood, divorce; the interrelationship between factors. | Launch date:
First Submission date: Second submission date: Task Three |Vocational Setting: | | | |Your editor is very impressed with your work and has asked you to imagine that your chosen individual is now growing older. Will they| |still travel as much? Will they still like to be photographed? What kind of health and social care services will they require? Your | |fact file will need to include an explanation of the physical and psychological changes which may be part of the ageing process.
This| |will require research to find the relevant information as your chosen individual may not be at this stage. | Expand your fact file to explain the two theories of ageing (P4) Discuss two major theories of ageing in relation to the development of your chosen individual. (M2) Include an evaluation on the influence of two major theories of ageing on health and social care provision. (D2) For your chosen individual, explain the effects of physical and psychological changes which may be associated with ageing (P5) and discuss the effects on self-esteem and self-confidence of the physical changes associated with ageing how those changes could affect their self-esteem and confidence. (M3) Grading Tip: | | | |Use the following key words: | | | |Physical changes: hormones; menopause; cardiovascular system, eg atherosclerosis, coronary heart disease; respiratory system, eg emphysema, | |chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; nervous system eg motor-neurone disease, degeneration of the sense organs, degeneration of the nervous| |tissue, cognitive changes,; muscular skeletal, eg rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, effects of degenerative disease, muscle wasting due | |to poor absorption of nutrients; skin, eg loss of elasticity, effects of exposure to ultra violet rays, effects of smoking; the effects of | |illnesses that are more common in ageing | | | |Psychological changes: effects on confidence; effects on self-esteem; effects on ageism; effects of, eg role changes, loss of partner, | |retirement, increased leisure time, financial concerns, culture, religion, beliefs; theories of ageing, eg social disengagement, activity | |theory; application to current health and social care provision |
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