Flashcards in Aging well and not so well Deck (21):
a process of systematic stereotyping and discrimination against people just because they are old
by 2050 the proportion of the world's population over 60yrs will be?
from 2000 to 2050 the number of people aged 80 and older will increase by how much?
by 2050 what % of older people will live in low and middle income countries?
in the world's poorest countries what are the biggest killers?
heart disease, stroke, lung disease
by 2050 the number of older people no longer able to look after themselves is forecast to increase by how much?
name 3 developed regions in the world
UK, USA, Australia
name 3 less developed regions in the world
Iraq, Thailand, Jamaica
name 3 least developed countries in the world
Nigeria, Malawi, Pakistan
the fastest growing age group in the world is in what age band?
80+ age band
give the healthy life expectancy of males and females
males - 63.4, females - 64.1
how many people will be carers at some point in their lives
3 in 5
how many carers live in a household where no one is in paid work and feel that society does not think about them at all?
co existence of 2 or more long term conditions in an individual
the preferred treatment for one condition may worsen another
give 6 examples of options for elderly care
living in home with support from family, living in home with support from social services, sheltered housing, residential home, hospital, nursing home care
what are anticipatory care plans
discussion in which individuals, their care providers and those close to them make decisions with respect to their future health or personal and practical aspects of care
when should an ACP be done
continuously or at any appropriate time
give a legal aspect of ACP
financial power of attorney, welfare power of attorney, guardianship
give a personal aspect of ACP
consent to pass on info to relevant others, statement of wishes regarding treatment, preferred place of death