Unit 4222 232

Sophie Speight
Unit 4222-232
1. Outline the anatomy and physiology of the human body in relation to the importance of correct moving and positioning of individuals
-it is important when moving and handling an individual that you use the correct equipment and the correct procedure in the way of their body for example ensuring that they are not moved more then they are capable of, muscles can only move our bones at the joint as far as it allows. It is important using the correct procedure to ensure that the nerves aren’t damaged as they are delicate they are used to send impulses through our body to make our muscles relax and be able to contract

2. Describe the impact of the specific conditions on the correct movement and positioning of an individual
- people with parkinsons disease may have weak and rigid limbs which would causes them not to be able to move our joints as much as others may be able to so it is important that we take extra care in moving and handling them not to force movement beyond capability of the affected limb due to causing pain and damage to our joints, they can also have slower reactions so we should make sure the procedure is not rushed
- the joints of those with arthritis often have stiff and painful joint which will also limit their movement in the case of moving and handling extra care would have to be taken to not cause anymore pain or discomfort.
-care assistants would have to be careful of those with amputated limbs must be award of the individuals movement of the area of the limb whether they have an artificial limb which can aid movement or not.

Outcome 2
1. Describe how legislation and agreed ways of working affect working practices related to moving and positioning individuals
- moving and handling is when a care worker is supporting the weight of an individual, if moving and handling is done incorrect it could result in injury to either the care worker or the person being assisted to move, legislations and risk...