• Explian How Individuals with Dementia Communicate Through Their Behaviour
    . 4. Describe how different forms of dementia may affect the way an individual communicates. Alzheimer’s gradually diminishes a person’s ability to communicate, they tend to repeat stories, or are not be able to remember a word, use familiar words repeatedly, invent new words to describe...
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  • Dementia
    age related memory impairment may be mistaken for dementia. Depression can cause a person to be unable to retain any new information, they can become aggressive or withdrawn, as does a person with Alzheimer's, but with antidepressants and time they may be able to use their recall in time. Delirium...
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  • Health and Social Care
    affects their daily lives. Depression and dementia have similar affects on the body such as low motivation, apathy, memory problems, slow speech and slow movements. Depression and dementia can coexist. Delirium is where sudden severe confusion and rapid changes in brain function occur in an individual...
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  • Dementia
    . Unit-3, Q4. Identify four other factors that could affect an individual's ability to communicate and interact with others. Unit-3, Q5. Outline the ways in which memory loss might affect a person's ability to use verbal language. Unit-3, Q6. Explain how you can find out about the communication...
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  • DEM308
    term memory loss • Becoming withdrawn 10: Describe how a sensory impairment of someone with dementia can affect their communication skills (3.2) Visual impairment: • The individual may not be able to accurately gauge a person’s body language or facial expressions, minimising the amount of...
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  • Unit 371 Level 3 Diploma
    |Describe how to support different communication abilities and needs of an individual dementia who has a sensory impairment...
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  • Understand the Process and Experience of Dementia
    are risk of dementia. Other than alcohol, drugs and psychiatric reasons certain genetic disorders also can cause dementia. 1.2 Describe the types of memory impairment commonly experienced by individuals with dementia The memory impairment may result in lack of attention, forgetting language...
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  • NVQ3, DEM 301
    disease, Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease can also be at an increased risk of developing dementia. 1.2 Describe the types of memory impairment commonly experienced by individuals with dementia. People with dementia usually suffer from short term memory (STM) loss. As a rule, the...
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    Criteria The learner can: 1.1.1 Describe how memory impairment can affect the ability of an individual with dementia to use verbal language Give an example from your work place: 1.1.2 Gather information from others about an individual’s preferred methods of communicating to enhance interaction...
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  • ncfe dementia awareness
    1 Explain what is meant by the term ‘dementia’ Learner answer 1 dementia is not a disease or illness its an overall term which describes a wide range of symptoms associated with a decline in memories or a persons other mental abilities which in turn can reduce a persons ability to perform...
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  • Understand the Role of Communication and Interactions with Individuals Who Have Dementia (Dem 308)
    . describe how different forms of dementia may affect the way an individual communicates. All forms of dementia can affect the way a person communicates, so in time they may have to find different ways of expressing themselves and their feelings. As a carer your non-verbal communication will become...
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  • Alzheimer Essay 2
    ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, a serious brain disorder that impacts daily living through memory loss and cognitive changes.  Alzheimer’s is a degenerative disease, progressing from mild forgetfulness to widespread neurological impairment and...
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  • Miss
    and naming. Damage to the left temporal lesion of the brain can result in impaired memory for verbal material, hearing difficulties and language comprehension. Right-side damage affects recall of nonverbal material, such as music and drawings. Memory is the retrieval of information. There are...
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  • dementia awareness
    infection. People can have Delirium and Dementia. 6) The key functions of the brain affected by dementia and that affect cognitive abilities are: Frontal Lobe – Is associated with reasoning, motor skills, high level cognition and expressive language. The back of the frontal lobe lies in the motor...
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  • Education
    dementia Health professionals often divide the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease into "cognitive" and "behavioral and psychiatric" categories. * Cognitive symptoms affect memory, language, judgment, planning, ability to pay attention and other thought processes. * Behavioral and psychiatric symptoms...
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  • Level 3 Nvq Dementia Awareness
    when they are damaged they cannot be replaced. 1.2 Describe the types of memory impairment commonly experienced by individuals with Dementia. Memory covers a wide area of our lives and abilities. Individuals with Dementia struggle with memory loss in many areas. They can have an...
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  • Ncfe Principles of Dementia Care Level 2
    how any damage to these areas may affect an individual a) Parietal lobe – when this area of the brain is affected by dementia the individual’s ability with language, speech, reading, writing and arithmetic will be affected. They will also have difficulty recognising people and objects. Such as...
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  • Dem 201
    develop it. Frontotemporal Dementia – 2% - Affects around 11,000 people in the UK. More likely to affect people under the age of 65. Outcome 4 Understand factors relating to an individuals experience of dementia Describe how different individuals may experience living with dementia depending...
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  • Understanding Dementia
    needs of individual with dementia by: Gestures Sign language Memory books Use of non-verbal communication Reminiscence therapy Pictorial approach Tactile approaches You can gather information about an individual who suffers from dementia from: Family and friends GP Managers Colleagues Care worker Social worker Nurse Dementia care advisor psychiatrist ...
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  • dementia awareness
    % Describe how different individuals may experience living with dementia depending on age, type of dementia, and level of ability and disability: Depending on the form of dementia people's ability and disability will be different. People with dementia may not necessarily always be forgetful, for...
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