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Dementia: definitions and types

13 May 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article is the first in a series of articles on dementia and is intended as an introduction to the condition, discussing how it is defined and the different...

Brain function, disease and dementia

27 May 2015

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Art & Science

Dementia is a consequence of brain disease. This article, the second in this series on dementia, discusses normal brain function and how certain functions are...

Diagnosis of dementia

24 June 2015

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Art & Science

There are two stages to making a diagnosis of dementia: establishing the presence of a dementia syndrome and determining the likely cause. Dementia should be...

Medicines management for people with dementia

22 February 2019

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CPD

Dementia care has evolved over the years, with a rise in person-centred non-pharmacological interventions such as reminiscence therapy, reality orientation and...

Medicines management for people with dementia

03 December 2018

Nursing Standard

CPD

Dementia care has evolved over the years, with a rise in person-centred non-pharmacological interventions such as reminiscence therapy, reality orientation and...

Supporting the carers of people with dementia

04 January 2019

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evidence and practice

Dementia is a progressive neurological syndrome. Because of its complexity and longevity, dementia can have a negative effect on the health of informal carers,...

Supporting the carers of people with dementia

17 December 2018

Nursing Standard

evidence and practice

Dementia is a progressive neurological syndrome. Because of its complexity and longevity, dementia can have a negative effect on the health of informal carers,...