Alzheimers Australia 1800 100 500 Aged Care Assessment Services 1300 135 090 My

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Alzheimer's Australia (1800 100 500) Aged Care Assessment Services (1300 135 090) My Aged care (1800 200 422) Cognitive Dementia and Memory Service clinics (1300 135 090) Carers Victoria (1800 242 636) Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service (1800 699 799). 4. Create a mind map to outline the symptoms, treatments and types of dementia. Common symptoms may include: Gradual and frequent memory loss Confusion Changes in personality Apathy/withdrawal Loss of ability to perform everyday tasks. Treatment of dementia begins with the treatment of the underlying disease, where possible. Where possible, the underlying cause of dementia should be treated. In case the disease cannot be cured, the goal of treatment is to improve and/or control the symptoms of dementia. A combination of psychotherapy, environmental modifications, and medication is the best approach, but this can still be complemented by other therapies. The most common types of dementia are: Alzheimer's disease Huntington's disease Pick's disease (Fronto Temporal Lobar Degeneration (FTLD)) Vascular dementia Other less common types of dementia are: Parkinson's disease Dementia with Lewy bodies Alcohol related dementia (Korsakoff's syndrome) Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease. Major Activity Estimated Time 1 Hour Objective To provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge of the entire unit. Activity This is a major activity – your instructor will let you know whether you will
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P a g e | 23 complete it during class or in your own time. Attach your completed answers to the workbook. You must individually, answer the following questions in full to show your competency of each element: 1. Prepare to provide support to those affected by dementia 2. Use appropriate communication strategies 3. Provide activities for maintenance of dignity, skills and health 4. Identify behaviours of concern and potential triggers 5. Complete documentation 6. Implement self care strategies 1. Create a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate that you have provided support to 2 different people living with dementia: Using a person-centred approach to support Using appropriate communication strategies Assisting in implementing a range of suitable activities that meet the person’s needs. 72-year-old Ben had dementia from last 3 years. He is on medications twice a day. He lives alone from his family lives who are in Sydney. Carers are required to monitor his behaviour, help him in his house works and remind him for his medications. Carer must ask him what kind of assistance would he like and must not force him to do any activity that he dislikes. People can speak with him over the phone or text message. He usually prefers to be called in her landline number. Ben does not socialise so we must involve him in any activity far from noises. He likes to go for a walk in the park. Carers are required to keep confidentiality and privacy. No trespassers are allowed in his place. He can get annoyed and aggressive if he hears too much noise so the environment of house must be calm. TV must be turned on in low volume. He
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