This test provides a quick screening test for cognitive dysfunction (frontal and temporo-parietal functioning) secondary to dementia, delirium, or a range of neurological and psychiatric illnesses. It is a component of the mini-cog assessment, also serving the function of distracter for the three-word recall. 1 Page.
The Review is aimed at providing information about Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and other dementias to physicians, healthcare professionals and patients. With a focus on review-based articles written in accessible yet comprehensive language, the Review covers issues at the heart of dementia treatment, including reports on advances in pharmacotherapy, discussions about diagnosing and managing behaviors associated with AD and other dementias, and the provision of support for dementia patients and those caring for them.
In this resource caregivers suggest ways in which private homes may be adapted for persons with Alzheimer's Disease, and their caregivers. The suggestions are organized by the following clusters: safety and security; pacing, wandering and confusion; anxiousness and restlessness; and caregiver needs. 18 Pages.
Safely Home is a MedicAlert ID and service designed to help people living with dementia who go missing. Medically trained specialists are available within 5 seconds to supply police and emergency responders with the member's physical description, emergency contacts and critical health information, supporting both the search for a missing person as well as the next steps after a missing person with dementia has been found.
These best practice guidelines, designed for long term care provides evidence based recommendations in four key areas of senior's mental health: delirium, depression, mental health issues, suicide risk & prevention of suicide. 62 Pages.