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WHAT IS
DEMENTIA ?

HOW TO IDENTIFY IN YOUR FAMILY

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What is dementia and
HOW TO IDENTIFY IT IN YOUR FAMILY

When an elderly person has memory loss, disorientation, slow responses, people already think it’s dementia.

It is important to not be too hasty, as when a person has these symptoms, it does not mean they have dementia.

 

So, it's always necessary to consult with a doctor and obtain an accurate diagnosis to help with the patience care.

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Some signs
of dementia

Some symptoms occur whenever the person’s routine is compromised by an alteration in cognitive functions, such as communication, language, spatial orientation, motor planning capacity, or the ability to process sensory information.

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It’s more common than 
you might think!

Every four seconds a person is diagnosed with dementia in the world. 

What confuses and makes people think that all dementia is Alzheimer’s is the high incidence of the disease.

 

According to the WHO (World Health Organization), Alzheimer’s represents about 60% to 70% of dementia cases and 35.6 million people in the world have the disease.

What are the signs and 
symptoms of Dementia?

The 3 Phases

Memory loss

Confusion of time and space

Difficulty solving problems

Communication Difficulty

Difficulty performing daily tasks

Mood Change

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Initial Dementia
Moderate Dementia
Advanced Dementia

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OUR COURSES AND CERTIFICATES

Be prepared to be a PSW professional 
ready to help people living with dementia.

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Developing an
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Mastering
Professional Skills

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Communicating 
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Understand how to recognize Workplace Bullying, Harassment, Discrimination and the long-term effects, potential indicators and your role in responding and reporting. Be a leader for your team.  

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