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1

Name the 6 life stages

Infancy
Childhood
Adolescence
Early Adulthood
Middle Adulthood
Late Adulthood

2

What age range is infancy?

0-2 years

3

What age range is childhood?

3-10 years

4

What age range is adolescence?

11-17 years

5

What age range is early adulthood?

18-29 years

6

What age range is middle adulthood?

30-60 years

7

What age range is late adulthood ?

60+ years

8

What are the care needs at infancy?

Food, clothing, shelter
Love and safety
Activity and sleep
Stimulation to learn and develop
Protection from injury and illness

9

What are the care needs at childhood?

Immunisations
Nutrition and a balanced diet
Exercise
Opportunities to play and learn
Opportunities to develop social skills

10

What are the care needs at adolescence?

To learn
Skincare and personal hygiene
Dealing with exam stress
Drug and alcohol awareness
Sexual health

11

What are the care needs at early adulthood?

Contraception/pregnancy
Relationship issues
Injuries
Dietary intolerances develop

12

What are the care needs at middle adulthood?

Pregnancy
Menopause
Work stress
Relationship breakdown
Bereavement and relationship breakdown
Development of long-term illness

13

What are the care needs at late adulthood?

Chronic health problems
Sensory problems
Loss of mobility
Loneliness/social isolation

14

What are the health care services available to people throughout the life stages?

Maternity services (midwife)
Children's care (health visitors)
General health care (GPs0
Medical care (Hospital)
Nursing (Community)
Mental health care services (counselling)
Dental, eyesight and hearing services (dentist)

15

What are the social care services available to people throughout the life stages?

Fostering and adoption services
Safeguarding children
Domiciliary care (care in own home)
Outreach (drug and alcohol)
Day centres for people with learning disabilities
Support groups
Care homes