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The benefits of working with an individual with dementia in a person centred manner
Dementia is a loss of brain function that occurs with certain diseases. It affects memory, thinking, language, judgment, and behavior.
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User: Outline the benefits of working with an individual with dementia in a person centred manner

User: The benefits of working with an individual with dementia in a person centred manner

Weegy: Dementia is a loss of brain function that occurs with certain diseases. It affects memory, thinking, language, judgment, and behavior.
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User: Describe the role that carers can have in the care and support of individuals with dementia





Weegy: Caring can be an overwhelming experience, bringing irreversible changes to lives and relationships. [ Carers must be guaranteed comprehensive support, including emotional support, assistance with day-to-day caring and access to respite and short breaks. Changes in memory, thinking and feeling mean a person with dementia finds it harder to cope with everyday life. Carers are needed to provide emotional support, reassurance and help with a range of tasks, such as bathing and dressing. Sleep disturbances are common in dementia and mean that caring is a twenty-four hour job for many carers. Carers of people with dementia may also take on many of the tasks the person with dementia used to do, such as paying the bills or cooking meals.... ]
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