25 Strategies which minimise the impact of behaviours of concern a Should be

25 strategies which minimise the impact of behaviours

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25. Strategies which minimise the impact of behaviours of concern: a) Should be planned, implemented and then reviewed to ensure maximum effectiveness and highlight required changes b) Do not need to be planned c) Should follow after team discussion d) Both a) and c) The correct answer is d 26. If you work with people who are affected by dementia it is important to: a) Monitor your own stress levels b) Use appropriate self care strategies and seek support if required c) Continue working even when you are unable to d) Both a) and b) The correct answer is d
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27. Give an example of a self care strategy you implement in relation to working with people with dementia: Get plenty of rest- you can’t work if you are tired Eat well- eating a well-balanced diet keeps you healthy Ask for a mentor- talk to experienced person that helps to handle your work and deal with stressful situations Seek help- ask for help when you are unable to control stressors learn more about dementia- learn the reasons why that is happening Reduce the negative effects- meditation, yoga, exercise self talk and relaxation training Assessment Task 2 Portfolio Portfolio Instructions You are required to research the following topics and answer the questions below. Below are the criteria required as evidence for your portfolio, make sure you clearly read and define each point and include all relevant documentation in your portfolio. Portfolio contents must be organized in a logical sequence. The information you include in this portfolio should be typed and presented in a neat and tidy manner. Resources required for Portfolio x Access to appropriate workplace where assessment can take place Provide support to those affected by dementia. 1 . Research and explain four different types of dementia: Include in your answer causes and associated symptoms for each type. Alzheimer's disease It is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and gets worse over time. The most common early symptom is difficulty in remembering recent events (short term memory loss). As the disease advances, symptoms can include: problems with language, disorientation (including easily getting lost), mood swings, loss of motivation, not managing self-care, and behavioral issues. The two risks factors for developing Alzheimer’s disease are age and family history. Advancing age is the number one risk factor for developing AD. The plaques and tangles causes blockage on the brain for the blood circulation. The symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease are
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x Aphasia: This type is weakening of the language capabilities, which depends upon the person’s ability. In this case, individual might come up with the difficulty with the peoples name or objects that were recognizable previously.
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