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...
Outcome 1 Understand what dementia is
1. Explain what is meant by the term ’dementia’
Dementia 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...
The purpose of this research project is to gain a better understanding of what Dementia is and the effects it has not only to the individual but also to society. I aim to look at Dementia from recent epidimological data “Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants...
Dementia awareness -CU238P
What is dementia?
Dementia is a gradual loss of brain functions. The most common form of dementia is caused by Alzheimer's disease but there are many other forms of dementia including: alcohol related dememtias,vascular dementia, frontotemporal dementias and Lewy...
1.1) The term 'dementia' describes a set of symptoms which include loss of memory, mood changes, and problems with communication and reasoning. These symptoms occur when the brain is damaged by certain diseases, including Alzheimer's disease and damage caused by a series of...
What is Dementia?
The term 'dementia' describes a set of symptoms which include loss of memory, mood changes, and problems with communication and reasoning. These symptoms occur when the brain is damaged by certain diseases, including Alzheimer's disease and damage caused by a series of small...
really is, is very different. Willy’s pride eventually leads him to his own demise, causing him to be the tragic hero of today. From his pride, his dementia, and his good intentions from his suicide all contribute to Willy being a tragic hero.
Pride is Willy Loman’s middle name and it is his tragic flaw...
individuals 65 or older in 75 random locations in France. All individuals in the Paquid cohort where screened for dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease before data collection began. Individuals who had dementia in the initial evaluation were excluded from the test, and 703 individuals died, or refused the follow-up...
Understand the process and experience of Dementia!
Dementia is a common condition that affects about 800,000 people in the UK. Your risk of
developing dementia increases as you get older, and the condition usually occurs in people over the
age of 65.
Dementia is a syndrome (a group of related...
11 December 2012
Dementia affecting the lives of many
Sometimes the word Dementia can be quite scary to hear and quite frankly it is pretty scary to hear. Many people don’t really take the time to stop and realize that it might be something that can be life...
Exploring the relationship between physical health and mental health for the person with dementia.
“Dementia results in a progressive decline in multiple areas of functioning, including memory, reasoning, communication skills and...
know it and it has been this way for a long time, they are happy and comfortable with it so why try and change it.
1/2 compare the experience of dementia for an individual who has acquired it as an older person with the experience of an individual who has acquired it as a younger person. They both may...
Understand the process and experience of Dementia
|Title |DEM 301 Understand the process and experience of Dementia |
|Level |3 ...
Dementia disorders are characterized by a progressive decline of multiple intellectual abilities including memory. There are differing types of dementia, each contributing to its own causes and deficits. Common early signs or symptoms of dementia differ depending on the type of dementia. Types...
assignment, I researched about the health problem, dementia. Dementia is one of the serious health problems Australia encounters. This is due to the fact that the aging of population in Australia is increasing. Thus, the number of people who are diagnosed as dementia is increasing every year. Brown & Edwards...
By David Park
Dementia is characterized by the development of multiple cognitive deficits, including memory (deficits in learning new information or in recalling previously learned information) and at least one of the following: language (word retrieval difficulties, defects in understanding...
Nina CNA1 Student
Dementia is loss of mental function and reasoning. Thinking memory and reasoning that is bad enough to interfere with a persons every day life and functioning.
Dementia itself is not a disease, but more like a a group of symptoms brought upon by other...
· Signs and Symptoms of Depression in Aging Populations
· Symptoms of Depression or Medication Induced Symptoms
· Symptoms of Depression or Dementia
4. Prognosis for Depression
· Causes of Depression in Aging Populations
· Clues of Depression in Aging Populations
· Depression and Disability
1.1 Explain what Is meant by the term ‘dementia’.
DEMENTIA is the name used to describe a family of brain disorders each a variety of symptoms that may impair a person’s thinking and functioning. It is more prevalent in older people but can also affect younger people.
1.2 Describe the key...
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,...
Understand what dementia is
1.1 explain what is meant by the term ‘dementia’
Dementia is a serious loss of global cognitive ability in a previously unimpaired person, beyond what might be expected from normal ageing.
1.2 describe the key functions of the brain that are affected by dementia
Dementia is not...
There are many forms of Dementia; such as Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal lube dementia, Lewy body dementia, cortical dementia, vascular dementia (MID), subcortical dementia, and Parkinson’s dementia. Dementia is caused by damage to or changes in the brain. Over time people will gradually lose the...
this disease also affects the people who surround the victim.
Alzheimer’s is a fatal brain disorder and is the most common form of dementia (Alzheimer’s Association). Dementia is “deterioration of intellectual faculties, such as memory, concentration, and judgment, resulting from an organic disease or a...
was forced to take her mother to seek medical help. Clara doctor diagnosed her with onset Dementia, he did not say she actually had the disease but instead she several of the symptoms that would lead to Dementia and eventually could lead to Alzheimer’s disease.
As time went on Clara’s symptoms became...
To inform my audience about the magnitude, symptoms, and ways to prevent vascular dementia.
Vascular Dementia is a form of dementia that is caused by small strokes, and is the only form of dementia that can be prevented.
I. The last few years of my life have been...
Dementia is the loss of cognitive functioning. This includes thinking, remembering and reasoning. Memory loss is usually accompanied by at least one of the following symptoms: impaired movement, difficulty with language and the inability to plan and initiate...
Assessment 1.3: The experience of living with dementia (4.1)
1- Explain how the factors below can also affect how individuals may experience living with dementia
A) The person age.
The needs of younger people with dementia are often complex and interwoven with psychological, social, financial and...
Causes of dementia, progression and drug treatments
* What is dementia? (400)
* What is Alzheimer's disease? (401)
* What is vascular dementia? (402)
* What is dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB)? (403)
* What is fronto-temporal dementia (including Pick's disease)? (404)
Psychological Benefits of Recreational Therapy for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients
James R Huffman
Applied Project – PSY. 496
Dr. Akin Merino
July 21, 2009
I. Background of the Problem
II. Statement of the Problem
III. Literature Review
and neurofibrillary tangles in the cerebral cortex and subcortical gray matter.
Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia; it accounts for > 65% of dementias in the elderly. The disease is twice as common among women as among men, partly because women have a longer life expectancy. Alzheimer's...