Understanding dementia: neurological impairment

  title={Understanding dementia: neurological impairment},
  author={Pat Hobson},
  journal={British Journal of Healthcare Assistants},
  • Pat Hobson
  • Published 1 October 2007
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • British Journal of Healthcare Assistants
Dementia is a disorder that affects many people today and because of our ageing society, is set to rise within the next few decades. As a result the care required to meet the needs of people with dementia will also become an issue. As a dementia care worker one of your unique roles is to maintain the quality of life for the person with dementia and enable the individual to maximize their potential. However, to enable you to fully meet the needs of the person with dementia you need to understand… 
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