Packages of Care for Dementia in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

@inproceedings{Prince2009PackagesOC,
  title={Packages of Care for Dementia in Low- and Middle-Income Countries},
  author={Martin J Prince and Daisy Acosta and Erico de Castro-Costa and Jim Jackson and K. S. Shaji},
  booktitle={PLoS medicine},
  year={2009}
}
Dementia is a chronic organic brain syndrome, characterised by progressive impairment of multiple cortical functions, including memory, learning, orientation, language, comprehension, and judgement. Diagnosis requires decline in cognitive function and independent living skills (Box 1) [1]. However, for carers and people with dementia, the behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) affect most quality of life, are an important cause of carer strain [2], and a common reason for… CONTINUE READING
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