Download e-book for iPad: A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities by Jane Maxwell

By Jane Maxwell

ISBN-10: 0942364503

ISBN-13: 9780942364507

Girls with disabilities usually become aware of that the social stigma of incapacity and insufficient care are better boundaries to healthiness than the disabilities themselves. A well-being guide for girls with Disabilities may also help girls with disabilities triumph over those boundaries and increase their basic healthiness, vanity, and talents to deal with themselves and perform their groups. This groundbreaking guide used to be built with the assistance and adventure of girls with disabilities in forty two international locations ladies whose disabilities contain blindness, deafness, amputations, paralysis, studying problems, small stature, epilepsy, arthritis, and cerebral palsy. The publication is filled with important suggestion on: taking care of day-by-day wishes with restricted entry to apparatus, Having fit and secure sexual relationships, picking out relatives making plans tools that paintings most sensible with particular, disabilities, getting ready for being pregnant and childbirth, protecting opposed to violence or abuse, Interactions of incapacity medications with different medicinal drugs, Organizing for disability-friendly overall healthiness care.Health pros, caregivers for ladies with disabilities, and running shoes operating with incapacity teams also will discover a wellbeing and fitness guide for ladies with Disabilities a vital source.

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Female condoms are expensive and not easy to get. • Men are ashamed of disabled partners. Health care is a human right for all 33 Health care is a human right for all Good health care prevents problems that make disabilities worse. Good health care also prevents health problems caused by disabilities. Treating a modest problem, at the right time—such as treating a pressure sore We must promote good health with good caused by sitting or nutrition, physical activity, reproductive health care, and prevention and treatment lying in one position of health problems.

Deaf women themselves will be the best people to tell health workers the type of communication that works best for them. See pages 369 to 371 for some health-related sign-language suggestions. Community health workers can provide care In many countries, the skills needed to care for disabled women are considered special and provided only by doctors. Yet many of these services could be provided at lower cost by trained community health workers, teachers, and rehabilitation workers. Bringing services to disabled children Field workers from the Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre for Disabled Children in Kavre, Nepal support disabled children throughout Nepal.

We must also change the too long—stops it conditions of our lives so we have power over from turning into a our own health. life-threatening crisis. In Thailand we pay less than US$1 for medical care in state hospitals. Health care must be made available to all disabled women, regardless of social status. Good health care includes free or low-cost health services, insurance or access to funds to pay for health care, and public I know this lump might be transportation that is easy to dangerous. But what shall I use.

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