Factors of Ageing
Development through the lifestages
It can become beneficial to the carer when they receive feedback from the individual to ensure that they are comfortable with the care that they are receiving. The carer can review from the individuals perspective as they feel that their dignity is not being respected enough.
Towards the end of someone's life there are 3 stages that determine how quickly someone ages. For example when an elderly person is vulnerable this is when they begin to frail an they have many health and cognitive problems. These individuals will need to be cared for, this can be formal or informal carers. The worst case is that they might need to move into a different living arrangement to ensure that their individual needs are met. The dependent elder stage is when someone needs help with their care every day to ensure that their health is maintain for example they might need to have daily washes and help with a shower or bath. The end of life stage can last up to six months. This stage is when the individual is diagnosed with diagnosed with a terminal condition or a disease that can end the individuals life. This may cause the individual to go into a hospice, a nursing home or to go into a hospital.
Erickson theory focused on how peoples culture and society can take place and influences between the id and superego. The sense of trust is formed by resloving crises. It is also important that people have a role within in society and they can identify this. A bond between a carer and the patient will be created so that individuals can be trust the carer. The lifespan model with 5 different stages starting from the age of 18 and 3 other stages into adulthood. However, Erikson suggests that there is room for the individual to continue to grow after these stages are completed. One of the most important stages is believed to be the adolescent period as this is when individuals start to identify themselves. Erikson believes that the individual continues to maintain the same personality.