End of life care for people with dementia

End of life care for people with dementia

As they reach the end of life, people who have been living with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease present specific challenges for those who care for them. While dementia is a gradual deterioration for many years, it is still a terminal disease. As with any other...
People with Alzheimer’s require specialised caregiving

People with Alzheimer’s require specialised caregiving

It can be really tough on families when a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, or any other form of dementia. From learning what the disease is all about and how it affects the loved one, to deciding what the best form of action will be in terms of home care or a...
The role specialised Alzheimer’s nurses play in dementia care

The role specialised Alzheimer’s nurses play in dementia care

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, degenerative disease that affects the mind, and requires specialised care. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia, or loss of intellectual function, among people aged 65 and older (Alzheimer’s Association, 2015)....
Finding the best dementia therapists for your loved one

Finding the best dementia therapists for your loved one

One of the hardest things in life is seeing your loved one, very often a mother or a father, decline physically and mentally as they get older. This is compounded even further when they receive a dementia diagnosis; it takes its toll on them not only physically and...