Dementia Care
Dementia is not a specific disease, it is a broad term that describes a wide range of symptoms that are associated with the decline in memory or other thinking skills. Alzheimers is the most common type of dementia. In Alzheimer's World, reality takes on a different shape. Reality in Alzheimer's World is a reflection of what the person suffering from Alzheimer's thinks and believes. It is this reality that other people must focus on, not the way THEY think things are, or should be. They  wilI not be able to convince a person suffering from Alzheimer's that they are wrong. Someone with alzheimers  cannot remember like other people, so they really cannot comprehend other people`s  point of view.
 
The following are 10 signs of Alzheimers:
  1. Memory loss that disrupts daily living
  2. Challenges in planning or solving problems
  3. Difficulties in compliting familiar tasks at home, at work or at leisure
  4. Disorientation with time or place
  5. Trouble understanding visual images and spatial relations
  6. New problems with words in speaking or writing
  7. Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace steps
  8. Decreased or poor judgement
  9. Withdrawal from work or social activities
  10. Changes in mood and personality

Alzheimers Association, 2009

At Quality + Care Solutions we understand the needs of service users who suffer from Dementia and work closely with their families to provide them with dignified care- adapting to their conditions, providing care in the Alzheimers world..

 
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