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Question: Dementia Awareness

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Your explanation of what dementia is very full and comprehensive. It is not a disease, it is a broad term used to describe certain signs and symptoms. The explanation you give of it being a gradual deterioration in a person’s mental and physical ability is correct. Most dementias Barr a couple nearly always result in end of life care. It is important that we gain the correct diagnosis as early as possible to ensure a correct treatment package. The key functions are vital when coming to diagnose differing types of dementia. Some dementias affect the whole brain, (Lewy body) and others just specific areas, such as temporal lobe dementia, which will as you state effects long term memory, speech and hearing. Depression comes with many signs and symptoms, and sometimes they can be mistaken for on set dementia, confusion, low self esteem and lack of concentration could be ...(short extract)

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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Health and Social Care
  • Level: Further Education
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  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2702
  • Date submitted: October 30, 2018
  • Date written: Not available
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  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8541

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