• Health and Social Care
    Unit 13 –Dementia Awareness 1) 1.1. Explain what is meant by the term ‘dementiaDementia 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...
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  • describe a range of course of dementia syndrome
    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)) Alzheimer’s disease Primary Progressive Aphasia (A type of Fronto-temporal dementia) Lewy body Disease (Also known as Dementia with...
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    DEM 301 Understand the process and experience of Dementia |Title |DEM 301 Understand the process and experience of Dementia | |Level |3 ...
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  • Dementia
    Dementia Dementia 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,...
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  • Describe the Type of Memory Loss
    1.2 Describe the types of memory impairment commonly experienced by individuals with dementia. Memory problems are usually the most obvious symptom in people with dementia. For example, a person with early stages of dementia might go to the shops and then cannot remember what they wanted. It is also...
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  • Dementia
    (1.1.2) Describe the types of memory impairment commonly experienced by individuals with dementia. Memory loss is a very distressing part of dementia, for both the family and the individual. Memory loss effects people differently, but there are four common areas in which individuals experience...
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  • Dementia Care 4222-237
    Dementia is the term used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected (damaged) by certain diseases and conditions (e.g. a stroke), including Alzheimer’s disease. As this is a progressive disease, symptoms can be slowed down, but not cured and will always, gradually get worse. Regardless...
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  • Dem 201
    Assignment DEM 201 Dementia Awareness Outcome 1 1. Explain the term ‘dementia’. Derives from the Latin demens, meaning ‘without mind’, is classes as a syndrome because is a group of related symptoms that are associated with a progressive decline of the brain. 2. What...
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  • Dementia Care
    Dementia is the term used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected (damaged) by certain diseases and conditions (e.g. a stroke), including Alzheimer’s disease. As this is a progressive disease, symptoms can be slowed down, but not cured and will always, gradually get worse. Regardless...
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  • Understand the Process and Experience of Dementia
    Experience of Dementia Unit code: DEM 301 Unit reference number: J/601/3538 QCF level: 3 Credit value: 3 Guided learning hours: 22 Unit summary This unit provides the knowledge of the neurology of dementia to support the understanding of how individuals may experience dementia. Learners taking...
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  • Understand the Process and Experience of Dementia
    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...
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  • nvq3
    4222-365 Understand the process and experience of dementia (DEM 301) Level: 3 Credit value: 3 UAN: J/601/3538 Unit aim This unit provides the knowledge of the neurology of dementia to support the understanding of how individuals may experience dementia. Learning outcomes There are three learning...
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    Understand the process and experience of dementia Describe 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...
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  • Dementia
    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 individuals may experience dementia. Learning Outcomes The learner will: 1 Understand the neurology of dementia Assessment...
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    WORKBOOK DEM201 Dementia awareness 3Spiritfreeing the possibilities Tel: 01923 264200 Web: www.3Spirit.org Email: info@3spirit.org | working in partnership with | | | Copyright © 2012 3Spirit. All rights reserved. Any unauthorised broadcasting, public performance, copying or...
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  • Understand the Process and Experience of Dementia
    experience of Dementia 1.1 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 brain, too many opiates over a long period of time and severe alcoholism 1.2 Describe the types...
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    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...
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  • Dem 301
    experience of dementia DEM 301 Outcome 1 Describe a range of causes of dementia syndrome. Alzheimer's disease 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. Vascular dementia If the oxygen...
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  • NVQ3, DEM 301
    Understand the process and experience of dementia 1.1 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...
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  • health and social
    Dementia is a broad category of brain diseases that cause long term loss of the ability to think and reason clearly that is severe enough to affect a person's daily functioning. For the diagnosis to be present it must be a change from how the person was previously.[1] The most common form of dementia...
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