Katy Adams Case Study

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Non-medical problem of Katy Adams & how it affects health outcomes The non- medical problem of Katy Adams: The availability of child cares in the United States for those who needs it leaves room for improvement. According to (Christ, 2015), suggest that when low-income families receive child care, mothers are more likely to keep doctor’s appointments and decrease their stress level. The cost of child care is having a huge impact on the careers of working parents and people with disabilities (Christ, 2015). The case study of Katy Adams is one that conveys the message of different facets of stress such as financial, emotional, and psychological and, how it impacts a person’s health and well-being. According to the American …show more content…
The refusal of child care services had contributed to Katy Adams health outcomes and prevented her from paying attention to her body such as when she was experiencing the odd spells of dizziness which she dismissed. Also, she was experiencing a strange taste in her mouth which she did not pay any attention and refused to believe. Katy was experiencing day to day psychological stress which prevented her from being in touched with her body. Katy’s case was unique because she was a single parent with a life changing disability which prevented her from continuing employment. Her inability to work prevents her from being eligible for child care services that she desperately …show more content…
The terminal illness prevented Katy from continuing her employment. The Department of Social Services refused to continue paying for Katy’s child care services due to her not working and is hospitalized. Katy was always experiencing emotional and psychological stress about who will provide for her family, which contributed to her poor health outcome. The memo is specifically targeted to working class parents, nurses with a life changing disability who are denied child care services due to their limitation to continue

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