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...
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...
Unit 4222 - 365
Understand the process and
experience of dementia
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 centred approach
1- Explain the pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s disease and Vascular Dementia.
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. It is a neurological brain disorder. Alzheimer’s disease is...
Ground rules shall be set before commencement of the session and these are confidentiality, active individual participation, respect for opinion of others, listening, and in the process building rapport and camaraderie. This learner’s guide will be validated and re-validated to allow further...
Unit 4222-237 Dementia Awareness (DEM 201)
Outcome 1 understand what dementia is
Explain what is meant by the term “dementia” (201.1.1)
Dementia describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. These changes are often small...
Lee Clark. NCFE level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care.
Q1. Explain what is meant by the term 'dementia'
Dementia is a broad term used to describe the symptoms that occur when the brain is affected by specific diseases and conditions.Dementia is a progressive disease and...
Understanding the Process and Experience of Dementia.
A1 Describe the causes of all the different types of Dementia
The brain is a very complex organ and it is divided up into different areas that control bodily functions. The brain contains at least...
these classifications are still being used in the DSM-V, however predicting the outcomes of the disorder are not reliably alone in the diagnostic process. This resulted in the use of other systems to assist in classifying the types of disorders, which are based on the preponderance of “positive” vs ‘negative”...
A. Statement of the Problem
B. Importance of the Study
C. Scope and Limitations
D. Definition of Terms
II. PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS
Caring for older people can be very complex, due to the effects that aging has on the body, add to this complex situation, dementia, and it becomes even more complex. The behavioral disturbances that are common for this group of people are, hitting, screaming, biting, resisting...
Executive summary 1 2 3 Introduction The equality profile of older people with high support needs Conclusion
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References Appendix 1: Annotated list of organisations and initiatives Appendix 2: List of people we spoke to during our consultation About the author
Issues Affecting the Aged
The aging process is a difficult stage for many older adults. During this process biological changes will continue to happen. When people reach the late adulthood stage, he or she may have changed, affecting his or her health and fitness abilities. Physical activities are very important...
Oxfordshire Skills and Learning Service
Unit 105 (3565) (DEM304 4222-367) Knowledge Workbook
Enable rights and choices of individuals with dementia whilst minimising risks
Learner name: C&G Reg. No:
The Problem and Its Backgrounds
Mild forgetfulness and memory delays are often part of the normal aging process. Older individuals simply need more time to learn a new fact or to remember an old one. We all have occasional difficulty remembering a word or someone's name;...
abnormalities in brain function. On the more difficult side of the ledger are the terms disorder, disease, or illness. There can be no doubt that an individual with schizophrenia is seriously ill, but for other mental disorders such as depression or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, the signs and...
When an individual faces a problem, they may not know its solution, but might have insight, increasing knowledge, and a notion of what they are looking for. When an individual faces a mystery, however, they might only be able to stare in wonder and puzzlement, not knowing what...
susceptible to injury and disease process than the middle-age and young adult. A functional evaluation should be systematic with special attention to deficits or problems. This can be assessed by interviewing the patient or observing the patient. Some older adults suffer from dementia or other cognitive deficits...
outlined in the Section 1 of the Act. These are designed to protect people who lack capacity to make particular decisions, but also to maximise their ability to make decisions, or to participate in decision-making, as far as they are able to do so.
There is a lot of detail in the MCA but there are some...