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:-...
role of communication and interaction with individuals who haveDementia
1 Understand that individuals with dementiamay communicate in different ways.
1.Explain how individuals with dementiamay communicate through their behaviour.
People with dementia communicate in many different ways
Understand the process and experience of dementiaDescribe a range of causes of dementia syndrome.
Dementia is a term used for over 130 diseases that effect memory, behaviour and motor skills. Causes of these diseases may vary but are largely caused by the presence of 'plaques' and 'tangles' on the...
Understand That Individuals with DementiaMay Communicate In Different Ways CT244.1
1.1 Explain how individuals with dementiamay communicate through their behaviour:
Individuals with dementia find it difficult to understand words and meanings and forget what is being said even while...
[Outcome 1] Understand the concept of diversity and its relevance to working with individuals who havedementia
1.1- explain what is meant by the terms
The Service Users i deliver care to are all different in many ways.This can be along the dimensions...
Dementia Awareness Unit
1. Explain what the term Dementia means
2. Describe the key functions of the brain that are affected by dementia
3. Explain why depression, delirium and age related memory impairment may be mistaken for dementia
4. Outline the medical models of dementia
5. Outline the...
Understand the neurology of DementiaDescribe a range of causes of dementia syndrome
Dementia syndrome is a combination of conditions, which are sometimes called a mixed dementia. Causes of dementia are:
• Specific diseases; Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease.
• Cerebral vascular accident such as stroke...
DESCRIBE A RANGE OF COURSE OF DEMENTIA SYNDROME.
The number of different types of dementia is;
Benson’s syndrome (also called Posterior cortical atrophy (PCA))
Primary Progressive Aphasia (A type of Fronto-temporal dementia)
Lewy body Disease (Also known as Dementia with...
Experience of Dementia
Unit code: DEM 301
Unit reference number: J/601/3538
QCF level: 3
Credit value: 3
Guided learning hours: 22
This unit provides the knowledge of the neurology of dementia to support
the understanding of how individualsmay experience dementia.
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 everyday...
Understand the process and experience of dementia (DEM 301)
Outcome 1 - Understand the neurology of dementia.
1. Describe a range of causes of dementia syndrome.
- There are several causes of dementia some of them are; a stroke, brain disease, MS, certain medications,
shrinkage of the...
with individuals who havedementia:
Understand the factors that can affect interactions and communication of individuals with dementia:
1.1: Explain how different forms of dementiamay affect the way an individual communicates:
Forms of dementia are all different therefore the individuals will...
experience of dementia
Describe a range of causes of dementia syndrome.
This is the most common cause of dementia. During the course of the disease, the chemistry and structure of the brain changes, leading to the death of brain cells.
If the oxygen...
experience of Dementia
1.1 Describe a range of causes of dementia syndrome
The dementia syndrome is caused by combination of conditions such as specific diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s or motor neurone disease. It can also be caused by having stroke and prolonged alcohol abuse.
1.2 Describe the types...
A1) Explain how different forms of dementia can affect the way an individual communicates.
All forms of dementia can affect the way a person communicates, so in time they mayhave to find different ways of expressing themselves and their feelings. As a carer your non-verbal communication will become...
experience of dementia DEM 301 3 3 22 31/03/2015 J/601/3538
Unit purpose and aim
This unit provides the knowledge of the neurology of dementia to support the understanding of how individualsmay experience dementia. Learning Outcomes The learner will: 1 Understand the neurology of dementia Assessment...
the process and experience of dementia.
1. Understand the neurology of dementia.
1.1 Describe a range of causes of dementia syndrome.
The Cambridge dictionary describesdementia as “ medical condition that affects especially old people, causing the memory and other mental abilities to gradually...
interactions with individuals who havedementia (DEM 308)
Outcome 1 Understand that individuals with dementiamay communicate in different ways
1. explain how individuals with dementiamay communicate through their behaviourDementia sufferers communicate in many different ways. They may not be able...
understanding specific needs will look into the perceptions that people have of health, disability, illness and behaviour in a health and social care context. It will also look into and explain how attitudes towards individuals with specific needs and perceptions of those needs change over time and differ...
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...