Level 5 unit 33

Category: Other

Activity Brief | HSC | Number | 1 |

Task type: | Question and answers, with reflection where applicable. | | | Pathway: | | Task reference: | |

Task name: | Unit 33 |

Description of Task: |

Questions to demonstrate your knowledge of the process and experience of Dementia. |

Scope of Task |

The following areas are to be covered / discussed / referred to in your answers: |

Causes of dementia.Types of memory impairment.How individuals process information.Other causes of behavioural changes.Personality changes.Changes in ability. | Impact of diagnosis on individual and family.How to report signs of dementia.Wellbeing.Person centred approach to include dignity, respect, choices and independence.None person centred approaches and the impact of:Medication.Aids to wellbeing. Aids to independence. |

Task Questions |

Please note you should refer to the attached activity guide prior to commencing your answers to ensure that you provide evidence to fully meet the unit requirements without further work.Part 1 1. Describe a range of causes of dementia. 2. Describe types of memory impairment that may be experienced by individuals with dementia. 3. Explain how we process information. Discuss the limitations and changes in ability of individuals with dementia. 4. Explain how other factors can cause changes in condition, which may appear to suggest dementia but can be attributed to another cause.Part 2 5. Using the definitions of causes of dementia you have already given, discuss why individuals abilities and needs may fluctuate. 6. How can early diagnosis and follow up impact on:Progression of condition.The individual.Family.Friends.Care package. 7. Describe the importance of recording and reporting to aid early diagnosis. Why it is important to ensure the recording meets the required legislation and standards.Part 3 8. Describe person centred care. 9. Describe non person centred care. 10. Compare person centred and non- person...