"Explain The Importance Of Recording Possiable Signs Or Symptoms Of Dementia In An Individual In Line With Agreed Ways Of Working" Essays and Research Papers

  • Explain The Importance Of Recording Possiable Signs Or Symptoms Of Dementia In An Individual In Line With Agreed Ways Of Working

    Describe a range of causes of DEMENTIA SYNDROME Dementia is a group of signs and symptoms that affect nerve cells, communication, Memory impairment, Language, Failure to recognise people. Dementia covers Alzheimer Disease, Vascular dementia with Lewy bodies, Pick disease and Huntington Disease. Describe the types of memory impairment commonly experienced by INDIVIDUALS with dementia Memory impairment affects individuals with a decline in memory function, loss of memory, Trouble in problem solving...

    Alzheimer's disease, Dementia, Dementia with Lewy bodies 924  Words | 3  Pages

  • Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care

    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 outcomes to this unit. The learner will: 1. Understand the neurology of dementia 2. Understand the impact of recognition and diagnosis of dementia 3. Understand how dementia care must be underpinned by a person...

    Alzheimer's disease, Dementia, Individual 471  Words | 3  Pages

  • Unit 21 Dementia

     Questions Unit 21 Understand the process and experience of dementia Q.1 Describe a range of causes of dementia syndrome Dementia is caused by damage to brain cells. This damage interferes with the ability of brain cells to communicate with each other. When brain cells cannot communicate normally, thinking, behaviour and feelings can be affected. The brain has many distinct regions, each of which is responsible for different functions (for example, memory, judgment and movement). When cells...

    Alzheimer's disease, Brain, Human brain 1793  Words | 6  Pages

  • Understand the process and experience of Dementia

    365 Understand the process and 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 of memory impairment commonly experienced by individuals with dementia frontal lobe – The person may have difficulty thinking clearly, struggle with forming...

    Cerebrum, Frontal lobe, Individual 1001  Words | 3  Pages

  • Understand the Process and Experience of Dementia

    Understand the Process and 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 of memory impairment commonly experienced by individuals with dementia Dementia can cause the sufferer to experience loss of mental ability, loss of memory, a reduced...

    Alzheimer's disease, Brain, Dementia 1052  Words | 3  Pages

  • Understand the process and experience of dementia

    Understand the process and experience of dementia 1.1 Describe a range of causes of dementia syndrome Dementia is a term describing a wide range of symptoms associated with the decline of the memory, or other cognitive or sensorial skills that reduce a person’s ability to perform day by day activities. This term refers to Alzheimer disease, Vascular dementia, Dementia with Lewy bodies, Parkinson’s disease, Creutzfeldt-Jakobs disease, Huntington’s disease in the same time. What causes this range...

    Alzheimer's disease, Behavior, Dementia 1914  Words | 5  Pages

  • Understand the Process and Experience of Dementia

    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. A temporary reduction in the supply of blood and oxygen to the brain may lead to this type of dementia. A stroke or brain infection can also be the cause of dementia. Excessive alcoholic intake results in alcoholic dementia. Use of...

    Alzheimer's disease, Brain, Care of residents 2243  Words | 7  Pages

  • Understand the impact of recognition and diagnosis of dementia

    Understand the impact of recognition and diagnosis of dementia 2.1. Describe the impact of early diagnosis and follow up to diagnosis I have been in care for a while and started out as a health care support worker so I have seen all different levels of progression with all different types of dementia. However the importance of early diagnosis is the same. Early diagnosis is necessary to improve the treatment, information and the care and support that they revive and also to allow them and their...

    Care of residents, Diagnosis, Emotion 1221  Words | 3  Pages

  • 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 Lewy bodies) Picks disease (A type of Fronto-temporal dementia) Binswangers Disease. ( A type of vascular dementia) Niemann-Pick disease type C Creutzfeldt - Jakob disease HIV Brain...

    Alpha-synuclein, Alzheimer's disease, Cognitive disorders 1354  Words | 4  Pages

  • nvq unit306 dementia

    Understand the neurology of Dementia Describe 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 of the brain • A group of conditions/brain disorders Alzheimer’s is caused by broken signals within the brain leading to the death of brain cells, this can also lead to a shortage of some important...

    Alzheimer's disease, Brain, Cerebral cortex 1779  Words | 6  Pages

  • Alzheimer's Disease and Individual

    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 neurons in the brain. Plaques are proteins that the body can no longer break down which causes a build up, they get between the neurons and confuses message transmissions. The tangles are the proteins...

    Alzheimer's disease, Causality, Dementia 2170  Words | 6  Pages

  • Level 3 Nvq Dementia Awareness

    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:- the chemistry and structure of the brain changes, therefore causing the brain cells to die.(Alzheimer’s disease) Once again this can be caused by various things, lack of oxygen to the brain (Vascular dementia), a build-up...

    Alzheimer's disease, Caregiver, Individual 2101  Words | 7  Pages

  • Understand Key Legislation and Agreed Ways of Working That Support the Fulfilment of Rights and Choices of Individuals with Dementia While Minimising Risk of Harm.

    2.1 Explain the key legislation that relates to fulfilment of rights and choices and the minimising of risk of harm and the impact on an individual with dementia. * Human Rights Act of 1998 * Mental Capacity Act of 2005 * Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards 2005 * Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 * Mental Health Act 2007 * The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 * Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 * Carers(Equal Opportunities) Act...

    Choice architecture, Decision making, Decision making software 1306  Words | 4  Pages

  • Support Individuals to Access and Use Services Facilities

    Evidence Recording Sheet Unit:……313………………………………………………….. Evidence Ref:……………………………… Candidate Name…NAHIRYA…STELLA……………Assessor Name:…ABI…DANIEL………………………. Observed by your assessor (O)  Personal Statement (EPS)  Product Evidence (EP)  Professional Discussion (PD)  Seen by Witness (EWT)  Case History (ECH)  Questioning (QC)  APEL/RPL  | | ...

    Disability, Disability Discrimination Act 1995, Discrimination 843  Words | 7  Pages

  • Miss

    DEM 301 Understand the process and experience of Dementia |Title |DEM 301 Understand the process and experience of Dementia | |Level |3 | |Credit value |3 | |Learning...

    Alzheimer's disease, Individual, Knowledge 389  Words | 4  Pages

  • Evaluate Agreed Ways of Working That Relate to Rights and Choices of an Individual with Dementia

    choices of individuals with dementia whilst minimising risks 1.1 These are some of the legislation related to minimising the risk of harm for an individual with dementia. Key legislation are Human Rights Act 1998, Mental Health Act 2007, Disability Discrimination Act, Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006, Carers (equal opportunities ) Act 2004. Together these legislations form the fundamental rights and freedom of an individual. These affect the rights of every day life of an individual including...

    Decision making, Human rights, Individual 841  Words | 3  Pages

  • communication and dementia

    Understand and enable communication Different forms of dementia may affect the way an individual communicates. People with alzheimers and most other types of dementia,often suffer from short-term memory loss.This means that they may be unable to remember events that have just happened or they may repeat a question after just a few minutes.They may forget names or even forget who people are all together.This can cause communication issues as they may be unaware who they are talking to,forget earlier...

    Communication, Delirium, Dementia with Lewy bodies 1406  Words | 4  Pages

  • Rights and Dementia

    Dementia 211 C-unit Outcome 1- understand key legislation and agreed ways of working that ensure the fulfilment of rights and choices of individuals with dementia while minimising risk of harm. Key legislation- Human rights act 1998 Mental capacity act 2005 Mental capacity and deprivation of liberty safeguards 2005 Adults with incapacity (Scotland) act 2000 Mental health act 2007 The disability discrimination act 1995 Safeguarding vulnerable groups act 2006 Carers...

    Civil and political rights, Human rights, Individual 1329  Words | 4  Pages

  • Understand The Process And Experience Of Dementia

    the process and experience of dementia (DEM 301) 1.1 Describe a range of causes of dementia syndrome ANSWER Neurodegenerative diseases is a common cause of dementia which mean that the brain cells known at the neurons either are degenerating therefore the neuron die off quicker which will lead to a more decline in the person mental health such as memory, language and sometimes their physical abilities all depending on which area of the brain is infected. Dementia affects the brain and the loss...

    Alzheimer's disease, Brain, Brain tumor 2510  Words | 9  Pages

  • Understand the Process and Experience of Dementia

    Unit 13: Understand the Process and 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 the Dementia pathway in the Edexcel Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England must take this unit. Assessment requirements This unit must...

    Alzheimer's disease, Brain, Hippocampus 3642  Words | 12  Pages

  • understand and meet the nutritional requirements of individuals with dementia

    young people’s setting. 1. Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role. -Person centred care. -Working within policies and procedures -Working within rules and regulations -Giving each individual their own privacy/dignity. -Making the individuals have their own independence, try to get them to do things themselves if they are capable of doing it. -Team work, working part as a team or within a team. -following the guidelines. 2. Explain how duty of care contributes...

    Complaint, Conflict, Individual 894  Words | 3  Pages

  • Dementia Awareness

    2015 Unit 13 Dementia Awareness 1. Understand what dementia is 1.1 Explain what mean by the term "dementia" The word dementia describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease or a series of strokes. 1.2 Describe the key functions of the brain that are - affected by dementia The main areas of the brain that are affected by dementia in terms of causing...

    Alpha-synuclein, Alzheimer's disease, Cerebrum 1514  Words | 5  Pages

  • Dem 308 Understand the Role of Communication and Interactions with Individuals Who Have Dementia

    interactions with individuals who have dementia 1. Understand that individuals with dementia may communicate in different ways 1.1 Explain how individuals with dementia may communicate through their behaviour The way a person is behaving is usually a good indicator of what they are trying to communicate, especially if they have difficulty expressing their feelings with words. Body language will also provide clues. People wish to be heard and validated and the way they behave may indicate...

    Alzheimer's disease, Behavior, Brain 2070  Words | 7  Pages

  • Dementia: Learning and Assessment Criteria

    diversity of individuals with dementia and the importance of inclusion DEM 310 3 3 23 31/03/2015 Y/601/3544 Unit purpose and aim This unit is aimed at those who provide care or support to individuals with dementia in a wide range of settings. The unit covers the concepts of equality, diversity and inclusion that are fundamental to person centred care practice. Learning Outcomes The learner will: 1 Understand the concept of diversity and its relevance to working with individuals who have dementia Assessment...

    Educational psychology, Individual, Learning 914  Words | 4  Pages

  • MISS

    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 brain, too many opiates over a long period of time and severe alcoholism 2. Describe the types of memory impairment commonly experienced by individuals with dementia. - Dementia can cause the sufferer to experience...

    Alzheimer's disease, Anxiety, Dementia 1608  Words | 5  Pages

  • Dementia: Overview, Symptoms, and Effects

    Dementia Notes The term 'dementia' is used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions. Symptoms of dementia include loss of memory, confusion and problems with speech and understanding. When a person with dementia finds that their mental abilities are declining, they often feel vulnerable and in need of reassurance and support. The people closest to them - including their carers, friends and family - need to do everything they can to help...

    AIDS, Alzheimer's disease, Cancer 799  Words | 3  Pages

  • CT242 Understand the Process and Experi

    Process and Experience of Dementia Gerry Podd answers 1. 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. A temporary reduction in the supply of blood and oxygen to the brain may lead to this type of dementia. A stroke or brain infection can also be the cause of dementia. Excessive alcoholic intake...

    Alzheimer's disease, Brain, Causality 1575  Words | 4  Pages

  • Dementia

    PAYAL SHAH DEM 301 UNDERSTAND THE PROCESS AND EXPERIENCE OF DEMENTIA WHAT ARE CAUSES AND SYMPTOMS OF DEMENTIA Alzheimer's disease – The possible risk factors are increasing age, possible genetic link, being female and Down's syndrome. Symptoms: word finding problems, forgetting how to do everyday activities, confusion, forgetting names of people, places and appointments , mood swings and withdrawn. Vascular dementia – possible risk factors lifestyle( lack of exercise, too much alcohol...

    Alzheimer's disease, Cerebrum, Dementia 1560  Words | 6  Pages

  • Dementia Awareness

    4222-237/DEM 201 Dementia Awareness Outcome 1 1. Explain what is meant by the term ‘dementia Dementia is a long term condition that mainly affects people over the age of 65 although there are forms of dementia that can affect people younger than this. The term dementia covers a range of symptoms, the combination of which depends on the type of dementia and the parts of the brain that are affected. 2. Explain what the key functions of the brain are that are affected by dementia Frontal lobe –...

    Alzheimer's disease, Brain, Cerebral cortex 881  Words | 4  Pages

  • Cerebrum and Dementia Syndrome 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 Criteria The learner can: 1.1 Describe a range of causes of dementia syndrome Exemplification Dementia Syndrome Dementia caused by a combination of conditions, sometimes called a mixed dementia Causes of...

    Alzheimer's disease, Cerebrum, Frontal lobe 4163  Words | 15  Pages

  • Dementia 3 Assignment Doc

    533.3 - Understand how dementia care must be underpinned by a person centred approach 3.1 - Compare a person-centred and a non-person-centred approach to dementia care: Person centred care is is a method of providing care to people in which the individual as a unique person is emphasised, rather than focusing on the disease, its expected symptoms and challenges, and the lost abilities of the person. Person centred care explains that dementia is only a disease condition that affects the brain, but...

    Alzheimer's disease, Care of residents, Decision making 2230  Words | 4  Pages

  • Dementia awareness unit

    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 social models of dementia 6. Explain why dementia should be viewed as a disability 7. List the most common causes of dementia 8. Describe the likely signs and symptoms of the most common causes...

    Alzheimer's disease, Dementia, Dementia with Lewy bodies 2196  Words | 5  Pages

  • Dementia

     Dementia Dementia The word Dementia describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss, and difficulties with thinking, problem solving or language. Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease or a series of strokes. Dementia is progressive, meaning that the symptoms will gradually get worse. Dependent on which part of the brain is affected a person will present differently. Area of the Brain Key Functions that could be affected Frontal Lobe...

    Alzheimer's disease, Cerebral cortex, Cerebrum 1474  Words | 6  Pages

  • Assignment 50 Enable Rights And Choices Of Individuals With Dementia Whilst Minimising Risks

    Unit 50: Enable rights and choices of individuals with dementia whilst minimising risks Learning Outcome 1: Understand key legislation and agreed ways of working that support the fulfilment of rights and choices of individuals with dementia while minimising risk of harm 1.1 What is the impact of the Mental Health Act, and the Mental Incapacity Act (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) on individuals who are living with the experience of dementia; with regards to minimising the risks of harm...

    Capacity, Decision making, Decision theory 1833  Words | 5  Pages

  • Cerebrum and Dementia Care Unit-2

    Unit-1, Q1. Explain what is meant by the term `dementia' Unit-1, Q2. Describe how dementia can affect 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 c) age related memory impairment Unit-1, Q4. Give an outline of the following models of dementia a) The medical model of dementia b) The social model of dementia Unit-1,...

    Alzheimer's disease, Cerebrum, Frontal lobe 1811  Words | 5  Pages

  • Unit 4222-324 Support Individuals with Specific

    Support individuals with specific communication needs Unit 4222-324 (HSC 3029) 1 - Understand specific communication needs and factors affecting them 1. explain the importance of meeting an individual’s communication needs Individuals who have communication problems need support to enable them to express themselves effectively. It is therefore important for the carer to be aware of the individuals preferred method of communication and also to support the individual to use their preferred...

    Communication, Graphic communication, Human rights 1970  Words | 7  Pages

  • Nutritional Requirements of Individuals with Dementia

    Understand and meet the nutritional requirements of individuals with dementia. Outcome 1 1) describe how cognitive, functional and emotional changes with dementia can affect eating, drinking and nutrition. Cognitive behaviour is dysfunctional emotions and behaviours caused by damage in brain affecting part of the brain responsible for memory and all that we learn from birth- how to talk, eat etc. This means that person with dementia can forget how important it is to eat and drink. They also...

    Dieting, Eating, Emotion 1175  Words | 6  Pages

  • Understand the neurology of dementia

    Understand the neurology of dementia. 1.1 -Describe a range of causes of dementia syndrome. Dementia is a broad, umbrella term used to describe a family of brain disorders. Within this ‘family’ there are many different types (or causes) of dementia. Some people develop a number of dementias. This is sometimes referred to as a ‘mixed dementia’. Alzheimer’s disease, which is a common cause of dementia, accounting for over half of all cases. Under a microscope it is possible to see a number of significant...

    Alzheimer's disease, Brain, Dementia 2113  Words | 8  Pages

  • Dementia awareness

    Dementia awareness Outcome 1 Understand what dementia is 1. Explain what is meant by the termdementiaDementia is a non-specific illness syndrome with serious loss of global cognitive ability. It can be static or progressive. More common above the age of 65 but can occur before that age, when it’s called „early on set dementia”. It can occur becouse of a brain injury (e.g. stroke) or with a disease or damage in the body (e.g. Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson disease). The main signs and symptoms...

    Alzheimer's disease, Cerebrum, Dementia with Lewy bodies 1309  Words | 5  Pages

  • Understand the Role of Communication and Interactions with Individuals Who Have Dementia (Dem 308)

    Understand the role 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 how individuals 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 posture...

    Communication, Graphic communication, Individual 1688  Words | 6  Pages

  • Dementia: Alzheimer's Disease and Person

    Understand 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 describes dementia as “ medical condition that affects especially old people, causing the memory and other mental abilities to gradually become worse, leading to confused behaviour”. Basically dementia is a serious deterioration in mental functions such as memory, language, orientation and judgement. This illness however...

    Alzheimer's disease, Brain, Dementia 3686  Words | 15  Pages

  • Dementia Awareness

    Dementia Awareness 1.1 Explain what is meant by the term ‘Dementia’ The word dementia describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem solving or language. These changes are often small to start with but for someone with dementia they have become severe enough to effect daily life. A person with dementia may also experience changes in their mood or behaviour. 1.2 Describe the key functions of the brain that are affected by dementia. The key...

    Alpha-synuclein, Alzheimer's disease, Dementia 1408  Words | 5  Pages

  • Understanding the Importance of Working in Ways of Agreed with the Employer

    Understanding the importance of working in ways that are agreed with the employer 2.1 Describe why it is important to adhere to the agreed scope of the job role. It is important to adhere to the agreed scope of the job role as this sets out boundaries in your job role, enables you to know your role and responsibilities. Knowing your own level of competence and skills, knowing your job description. 2.2 Outline what is meant by agreed ways of working By following our company’s policies and procedures...

    Agreement, Conflict, Gentlemen's agreement 659  Words | 2  Pages

  • Dementia in The Elderly

    Dealing with Dementia in the Elderly Danaya Gilchrist Touro College of Applied Studies General Survey of Mental Health (GHU 140) Professor Wyatt April 29th, 2014 Abstract Dementia is a scary disease for the elderly to deal with it. It changes their lives and who they are. Dementia affects the daily living activities of people who are dealing with it; a person who is living with dementia can no longer do anything for themselves or live their lives the way that they want to. Family...

    Alois Alzheimer, Alzheimer's disease, Brain 1810  Words | 9  Pages

  • Explian How Individuals with Dementia Communicate Through Their Behaviour

    Task a 103 1. Explain how individuals 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 posture. One service user who was blind was hard to settle, because he couldn’t see it was hard to communicate, he was unable to express himself verbally and he was very anxious and...

    Alzheimer's disease, Communication, Graphic communication 1660  Words | 6  Pages

  • Dem 301

    Understand the process and 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 supply to the brain fails, brain cells may die. The symptoms of vascular dementia can occur either suddenly, following a stroke, or over time, through a series of...

    Alzheimer's disease, Brain, Cognition 2098  Words | 6  Pages

  • Dementia

    March 23, 2011 Psychology paper: Dementia The subject of a brain deteriorating disease is one we often avoid. Considering the fact that it is possible for a loved one to be a victim of a memory captivation is unbearable. Dementia is a term used to describe a group of symptoms caused by disorders that affect the brain, not so much a specific disease. People affected by dementia are disabled to the point where they may not be able to get dressed or eat. They have a total lack of problem solving...

    Alzheimer's disease, Brain, Dementia 1906  Words | 5  Pages

  • Rights and Choices in dementia care

    Rights and Choices in dementia care Explain the impact of key legislation that relates to fulfilment of rights and choices and the minimising of risk of harm for an INDIVIDUAL with dementia Key Legislations was brought in to protect the rights and choices of residents with or without dementia, while ensuring the risk of harm is minimised these legislations are: Human Rights act 1998 Mental capacity act 2005- Adults with incapacity act 2000 and 2007 Mental health act 2007 Disability discrimination...

    Alzheimer's disease, Complaint, Disability Discrimination Act 1995 911  Words | 2  Pages

  • dementia unit 33

    of causes of dementia There are many diseases that result in dementia. The most common types of dementia are Alzheimer’s disease; vascular dementia; Pick’s disease; dementia with Lewy bodies (Fronto-Temporal); Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD); Huntington’s disease. Alzheimer's disease is one of the most common causes of dementia. The term 'dementia' describes a set of symptoms, which can include memory loss, changes in mood and problems with communication and reasoning. These symptoms occur when certain...

    Alzheimer's disease, Brain, Dementia 5506  Words | 15  Pages

  • Understand the diversity of individuals with dementia and the importance of inclusion

    4222-370] ( Written questions [Outcome 1] Understand the concept of diversity and its relevance to working with individuals who have dementia 1.1- explain what is meant by the terms • diversity The Service Users i deliver care to are all different in many ways.This can be along the dimensions of gender, age, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, physical abilities, political beliefs, religious beliefs or other ideologies. This means that i have to be aware of a person’s...

    Ageing, Ageism, Discrimination 1719  Words | 5  Pages

  • Dementia

     Dementia One member in my family was greatly affected by Alzheimer’s disease along with dementia later on. My great grandmother, Alberta Klaska ended up forming Alzheimer’s then formed Irreversible Dementia. I was able to interview her granddaughter, my mother, Debbie Weidman. Because of my mother’s nursing background my family would constantly look to my mother for guidance on how to handle Alberta. My family members have constantly contacted my mother...

    Alzheimer's disease, Dementia, Disease 1134  Words | 3  Pages

  • Dementia Awareness

    Unit 4222-237 Dementia Awareness (DEM 201) Assessment Criteria Outcome 1 Understand what dementia is Explain what is meant by the term “dementia” The literal interpretation of the word 'dementia' means deprived of mind. Is usually taken to mean mental deterioration or group of conditions/disorders of brain. Specific diseases eg Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Cerebral Vascular e.g. stroke. Describe the key functions of the brain that are affected...

    Alpha-synuclein, Alzheimer's disease, Cerebrum 586  Words | 5  Pages

  • Dementia Awareness

    CU238P Dementia Awareness 1.1 Explain what is meant by the term ‘dementia’. The term dementia is used to describe an illness that affects the memory. Patients can suffer from forgetfulness, loss of memory and the inability to remember new information. As well as being unable to speak and be understood by others and be unable to carry out general tasks. Patients can also suffer from mood changes and all reasoning. This all has an effect on daily routines and people become unable to look after...

    Alzheimer's disease, Cerebral cortex, Cerebrum 1790  Words | 7  Pages

  • Support Individuals to Eat and Drink

    Support Individuals to Eat and Drink 1 : Be able to support individuals to make choices about food and drink 1.1. Establish with an individual the food and drink they wish to consume Service users should always have the freedom to make choices about food and drink, thus the carer has to support them to make these choices, also taking into consideration dietary issues (possible allergies, diabetes, food intolerance) and prohibited foods due to medication (e.g. cranberry when on Warfarin)...

    Dishware, Drink, Drinking 2502  Words | 7  Pages

  • Unit CT298 205 Know How To Recognise Signs Of Abuse

    Know How To Recognise Signs of Abuse.    1.1 Define the following types of abuse:    Physical­​  This can be defined as a physical injury which has been caused by actual bodily  harm I.e hitting, biting, slapping. The abuse may leave markings which there are no reasonable  explanations for.     Sexual­ ​ Defined as sexual acts both direct and non­direct contact. Sexual abuse varies from  innuendo, harassment and indecent exposure to physical touching to penetration.     Emotional/psychological­ ​...

    Abuse, Bullying, Child abuse 2326  Words | 7  Pages

  • Dementia Awareness

    Dementia Awareness Explain what is meant by the term 'dementia' - Dementia is a name that best describes a collection of symptoms, which leads to a reduction in someone's abilities and skills when carrying out day to day tasks, i.e. washing, dressing and cooking. Key functions of the brain that are affected by dementia - Areas of the brain that are affected by dementia are the Temporal, Parietal, Occipital and Frontal lobes. These all control functions of the brain such as memory, recognition...

    Alzheimer's disease, Delirium, Dementia 1374  Words | 4  Pages

  • UNDERSTAND THE NEUROLOGY OF DEMENTIA

    NEUROLOGY OF DEMENTIA 1.1 Describe a range of causes of dementia syndrome Dementia syndrome is caused by damage to the brain cells; this damage interferes with the ability of brain cells to communicate each other. The most common causes of dementia are called neurodegenerative diseases, and include Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, and dementia with Lewy bodies. When brain cells can no longer communicate normally, thinking, behaviour, and feelings can be affected. Dementia is an umbrella...

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