Dementia Awareness(CCS9)

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  • Dementia is a progressive, irreversible, clinical syndrome with a range of cognitive and behavioural symptoms including memory loss, problems with reasoning and communication, change in personality, and reduction in the person's ability to carry out daily activities. A decline in cognition is extensive, often affecting multiple domains of intellectual functioning.
  • Dealing with people who are facing dementia can be a challenge in healthcare settings and staff should be aware of their roles and responsibilities when caring for these individuals. 

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