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Managing BPSD: Guide for Patients and Their Carers

Managing BPSD: Guide for Patients and Their Carers Dementia refers to a group of neurological conditions that cause a progressive, widespread decline in cognitive function. It manifests differently in every individual and comes in different types.  The most common among them is Alzheimer’s disease. This mental deterioration frequently causes changes (which can be referred to as BPSD) in …

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Assessing The Final Stages Of Dementia Before Death | My Delta Care

Assessing the Final Stages of Dementia Before Death

Assessing the Final Stages of Dementia Before Death Dementia is a complex condition that primarily affects the brain. It is also a symptom of Alzheimer’s Disease. It has no cure and shows a gradual deterioration of cognitive abilities like recognition and speech. The degeneration affects not just thinking but also physical functions. As the condition progresses, it …

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Understanding Multi-Infarct Dementia (Risks, Symptoms, And Treatment | My Delta Care

Understanding Multi Infarct Dementia

Understanding Multi-Infarct Dementia (Risks, Symptoms, and Treatment) Vascular dementia is the second most common among various types of dementia. Multi-infarct dementia (MID), which is the loss of cognitive function caused by the damaged brain’s blood vessel, is the most common vascular dementia. What is meant by multi-infarct dementia? Multi-infarct dementia is caused by the disruption of …

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Dementia Friendly Communities: Programs To Build Understanding | My Delta Care

Understanding Dementia Friendly Communities

Dementia Friendly Communities: Programs to Build Understanding Dementia is most prevalent in the elderly population(65-year-olds and above). Australia has about 16% of their population in the age range of over 65. This puts them among the top 50 countries with the oldest populations in the world. The Australian government has invested resources to see communities become dementia-friendly communities. As …

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