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Tag: Dementia

The definition of dementia in global terms states that it is an umbrella term describing a variety of progressive in nature symptoms including problems with memory, reasoning, understanding, learning and speech, that are caused by the impact of this disease on the brain and will impair the functioning of the person in their daily living activities.

Dementia

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AIDS-Related Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment and Management

Nursing Essays

AIDS-related dementia occurs in the advanced stages of the HIV virus. When the virus attacks there is a worsening of both motor skills and mental declining. It also attacks the nervous system and can cause brain damage....

Last modified: 19th Oct 2021

Essay on Dementia and Communication

Nursing Essays

In this report I will be discussing a brain disease called Picks and how it affects communication for the client, their family and the healthcare assistant....

Last modified: 22nd Jun 2021

The Person-centred Approach of Individuals with Dementia

Nursing Essays

The person-centred approach means focusing on the individual’s personal wellbeing and needs, along with their wants, desires and goals. ...

Last modified: 11th May 2021

Impact of Dementia on the Individual

Nursing Essays

Individuals with dementia frequently involve changes in their passionate reactions. They may have less control over their sentiments and how they express them....

Last modified: 11th May 2021

Reflective Essay on Dementia

Reflective Essays

My first administrative position in mental health was working on a Geriatric Psychiatric unit of the local hospital. Many of the patients were elderly patients with Alzheimer’s. ...

Last modified: 23rd Dec 2020

Care Models For Dementia

Nursing Essays

Strength based model- This model focuses on the strengths, resources of the dementia clients/family and their ability to alzeihmers needs and interests. ...

Last modified: 23rd Dec 2020

Person-centred and Non-person-centred Approaches to Dementia

Nursing Essays

Quality care is very important especially to the people who suffer from diseases like the elderly. There are several geriatric health conditions that affect the lifestyle, and day-to-day living....

Last modified: 16th Dec 2020

Timing of Onset and Rate of Decline in Learning and Retention in the Pre-Dementia phase of Alzehimer’s Disease

Nursing Case Studies

The hypothesis of this study to analyze the trajectories of declines in retention as well as the learning process of the phase before the original diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease...

Last modified: 4th Dec 2020

Health and Social Care in the UK: Dementia

Nursing Assignments

This Report will explore different factors that implement health in the UK, the negative factors it can have on health outcomes and these will be supported using evidence from a variety of research....

Last modified: 3rd Dec 2020

Assessment and Care Management for Dementia Patients

Nursing Essays

When assessing for dementia, it is important to determine the persons baseline cognitive status. Nurses, family members, and caregiver play an important role when it comes to this task....

Last modified: 17th Nov 2020

Psychedelics as Treatment for Depression in Patients with Dementia

Nursing Literature Reviews

Aging is an inevitable part of life. Approximately 20% of the population in developed countries is comprised of adults over 60 years old...

Last modified: 10th Nov 2020

Medical Assistance in Dying and the Dementia Patients Right to Autonomy

Nursing Essays

The essence of Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) can be viewed as supporting a patient by alleviating insufferable physical and psychological anguish by assisting in life ending care...

Last modified: 4th Nov 2020

Addressing Misconceptions of Alzheimer’s Disease

Nursing Essays

In my research paper I will be addressing the topic of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia related disorders....

Last modified: 29th Oct 2020

Biological and Survival Value of Music: Effect of Music on Dementia

Nursing Literature Reviews

 Alzheimer’s dementia (AD) and its’ progression in the human brain has been widely studied and concluded upon by the community of neuroscientists. ...

Last modified: 28th Oct 2020

Challenges to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Dementia Sufferers

Nursing Essays

Dementia is an umbrella term for over 100 diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, affecting the memory, cognitive abilities and behaviour of an individual, impacting the person’s ability to maintain their day-to-day activities. ...

Last modified: 24th Sep 2020

Alzheimer Disease: The Untouchable Presenile Dementia

Nursing Assignments

One of the most accelerating neurological disorder among the elderly population, Alzheimer disease serves as the common cause for presenile dementia hitting the number of 13.8 million by 2050....

Last modified: 20th Aug 2020

Effects of Dementia on Family and Caregivers

Nursing Assignments

DHW 504 TASK 1 1.1  EFFECTS ON FAMILY AND CAREGIVERS OF TAKING CARE A PERSON WITH DEMENTIA EFFECTS ON FAMILY   CHANGES IN RELATIONSHIP – According to the case study, a lady named Mary is diagn...

Last modified: 19th Jun 2020

Annotated Bibliography: Montessori-based Activities for Patients with Dementia

Nursing Literature Reviews

1. Ploeg, E. S. V. D., Eppingstall, B., Camp, C. J., Runci, S. J., Taffe, J., & O’connor, D. W. (2012). A randomized crossover trial to study the effect of personalized, one-to-one interacti...

Last modified: 15th Jun 2020

Alzheimer’s Could Be Treated by Clearing Senescent Cells Around Major Organs

Nursing Essays

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the greatest forms of dementia, a general term used for memory loss and other cognitive abilities that interfere with daily life. It causes problems with thinking, beha...

Last modified: 8th Jun 2020

Specific Needs of the Older Person with Dementia

Nursing Assignments

Introduction In this project I am going to explain what dementia is, explore the physiological and psychological changes that occur for the older person with dementia and their needs in relation to th...

Last modified: 4th Jun 2020

Physiological and Psychological Changes of Dementia

Nursing Assignments

Care of the Older Person Project 2 Throughout my project I will be discussing the issues for a person who suffers with the chronic illness, dementia. I will be exploring the physiological and psycholo...

Last modified: 25th May 2020

Benefits of Music Therapy for Dementia Patients

Nursing Essays

Introduction  Music has the ability to bring you back in time. You are able to relive moments from your past and feel all the emotions as you did when the event first occurred. When hearing a par...

Last modified: 25th May 2020

Importance of Development Measures to Address Dementia

Nursing Essays

More must be done to address the growing impact of dementia Dementia, which is recognized as a syndrome of multiple-domain cognitive impairment and a brain dysfunction caused by impaired brain, causes...

Last modified: 14th May 2020

Case Study On Dementia: End Of Life Decisions

Nursing Case Studies

Ms. Long has been admitted to a skilled nursing home after four months in the hospital, and has been assigned a public guardian since she is no longer able to make life decisions on her own. The en...

Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

Psychological Effects of Dementia

Nursing Questions

Question How does dementia affect a patient psychologically? Answer As all forms of dementia have a direct and profound effect on the brain that intensifies as the dementia patient ages and the diseas...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2020