Posted on 3/22/2015 11:17 AM By Admin
People with dementia should be supported to live fulfilled and positive lives and to reach their potential wherever they choose to live or during their journey through the health and social care system.
The need for excellence in care for people with dementia should be paramount for all practitioners. The changes experienced by people with dementia when entering a new environment, or the impact of ill health or a traumatic life event, can often manifest themselves in changes in behaviours or distress.
Understanding the and recognising the consequences of dementia are crucial to how we treat people and manage the disease.
What is dementia?
Dementia describes a clinical syndrome in which the brain fails to function, it used to be called brain failure in the same way as people talk about heart failure, liver failure or kidney failure.
Symptoms can vary from person to person. some of these ...