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Assessing older people with dementia living in the community

Assessing older people with dementia living in the community

practice issues for social and health services : report of the SSI workshop and visits May-June 1995.

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Published by Department of Health in [London] .
Written in English


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ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of Health. Social Services Inspectorate.
The Physical Object
Pagination36p. ;
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18388541M

Living in a home and in a neighborhood where you feel safe, mobile, and independent is about as fundamental to daily living as one can get. For older adults, this is no less true. Research and clinical experience confirms that older adults want to live at home for as long as possible, and remain active and independent in the community.


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In: Kendall, N. () Namaste Care for People Living with Advanced Dementia. People with dementia have problems with at least two brain functions, such as memory and language.

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Researchers at the University of Florida used objective and subjective data from two previous studies to compare the sleep patterns of older-adult caregivers of people with dementia and older-adult noncaregivers. The noncaregivers (median age, 73 years) were living in the community and had no sleep disorders other than insomnia.

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This research paper was presented at the Third International Spirituality in Healthcare Conference —‘Creating Space for Spirituality in Healthcare’ at Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin. 22 June The number of older people living with dementia in Ireland is rising.

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