interactions with individuals who have dementia
Unit Code: DEM 308
1. How do individuals with dementia communicate through their behaviour (1.1)
Persons with dementia may communicate through behaviours such as:
• Repetition of actions or questions, this may communicate anxiety over memory loss, boredom...
1. Explain howindividuals with dementia may communicate through their behaviour.
Dementia sufferers communicate in many different ways. They may not be able to speak but they can communicate non-verbally with positive or negative behaviour. They can also communicate using body language and through...
Unit 13 –Dementia Awareness
1.1. Explain what is meant by the term ‘dementia’
Dementia is a set of symptoms that affect the way people think and interact with each other. It is not a disease, but can often be linked to a disease or damage done to the brain. Short-time memory, mind, speech and...
Unit 13. Dementia Awareness
Explain what is meant by the term 'Dementia'.
Dementia, meaning “deprived of mind” is a serious cognitive disorder, It is the result of a unique global brain injury or progressive disease, resulting in long-term damage or disease in the body beyond what might be expected...
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Unit DEM: 210
Unit Title: Understand and enable interaction and communication with individuals with dementia
Unit sector reference: DEM 210
Credit value: 3
Guided learning hours: 19
Unit expiry date: 31/05/2015
Unit accreditation number: A/601/9434
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 everyday tasks.
Understand the process and experience of dementia
Understand the neurology of dementia
1.1 Describe a range of causes of dementia syndrome
Fixed cognitive impairments are due to a single event. Traumatic brain injury may cause generalized damage to the white matter of the brain or localized damages...
meant by the term `dementia' Unit-1, Q2. Describehowdementiacanaffect a person if the following areas of the brain are damaged by dementia Frontal lobe: Parietal lobe: Temporal lobe: Occipital lobe: Cerebellum: Unit-1, Q3.Explain why the following may be mistaken for dementia a) depression b) delirium...
Understand the process and experience of
Describe a range of causes of dementia syndrome
Dementia is not a single disease, but rather a non-specific illness syndrome (i.e., set of signs and symptoms). Is a broad term used to describe a range of signs and symptoms consistent with...
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 ultimately death. Chemical and structural...
of communication and interactions with individuals who have dementia (DEM 308)
Outcome 1 Understand that individuals with dementia may communicate in different ways
1. explain howindividuals with dementia may communicate through their behaviour
Dementia sufferers communicate in many different...
1) The term 'dementia' describes a set of symptoms that include loss of memory, mood changes, and problems with communication and reasoning. There are many types of dementia. The most common are Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia. Dementia is progressive, which means...
EXPERIENCE OF DEMENTIA
1.UNDERSTAND THE NEUROLOGY OF DEMENTIA
1.1Describe a range of causes of dementia syndrome.
Dementia is a word used to describe a group of symptoms including memory loss, confusion , mood changes, and difficulty with day-to -day task. There are many causes of dementia wit Alzhaimer`s...
1.1 Describe a range of causes of Dementia Syndrome.
Dementia Syndrome is a condition caused by a set of symptoms. These symptoms can include but are not limited to: - memory loss, mood changes, communication difficulties, difficulty understanding or thinking.
Some causes of these symptoms are:-...
DementiaDementia is a neurological disorder that affects your ability to think, speak, reason remember and move. While Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia, many other conditions also can cause similar symptoms. Some of these disorders get worse with time and cannot be cured,...
Degenerative neurological disorders possesses a great challenge for the patient as well as the caregivers,whether it is a nurse or a family member or a significant other.Theses disorders usually causes progressive deterioration of the neurological function.Some of the disease conditions progresses...
Unit 4222-237 Dementia Awareness (DEM 201)
Outcome 1 understand what dementia is
Explain what is meant by the term “dementia” (201.1.1)
Dementiadescribes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. These changes are often small...
Explain what is meant by the term Dementia
The term 'dementia' describes a set of symptoms which include loss of memory, mood changes, processing information and problems with communication and reasoning. These symptoms occur when the brain is damaged by certain diseases, including...