You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
Question and answer
demonstrate how an individual with dementia can be enabled to exercise their rights and choices even when a decision has not been deemed to be in their best interests
Individuals with dementia can be enabled to exercise their rights and choices, because the disease dementia is a disease that causes loss of brain function. [ Individuals with dimentia do not always have the brain capacity to answer or make choices, due to the nature of the disease. ]
Expert answered|fabulousfinds|Points 0|
Question
Asked 6/5/2012 3:20:56 PM
Updated 11/20/2012 5:38:01 AM
1 Answer/Comment
Get an answer
New answers
Rating
0
Try to make sure that the person's right to privacy is respected. Suggest to other people that they should always knock on the person's bedroom door before entering. If the person needs help with intimate personal activities, [ such as washing or using the toilet, do this sensitively and make sure the door is kept closed if other people are around. Everyone involved - including the person's friends, family members, carers, and the person with dementia themselves - reacts to the experience of dementia in their own way. Dementia means different things to different people.
Added 11/20/2012 5:38:01 AM
Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
demonstrate how an individual with dementia can be enabled to exercise their rights and choics even when a decision has not beenm deemed to be in their best interests
Weegy: Someone with dementia can utilize a relative as power of attorney to make decisions for them in their best interest. (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 6/5/2012 3:20:23 PM
0 Answers/Comments
explain why it is important not to assume that an individual with dementia cannot make their own decisions
Weegy: Here's a good article: User: explain why it is important not to assume that an individual with dementia cannot make their own decisions Weegy: People have the legal right to make their own decisions about things such as what medical treatment to accept or where to live, as long as they are capable of doing so. This applies to people with dementia too. [ As dementia progresses, however, it can get harder for people to make their own decisions. ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 6/5/2012 3:35:46 PM
0 Answers/Comments
25,946,778 questions answered
Weegy Stuff
S
Points 689 [Total 760] Ratings 4 Comments 649 Invitations 0 Offline
S
1
L
Points 566 [Total 1400] Ratings 3 Comments 536 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
P
P
P
Points 509 [Total 3764] Ratings 0 Comments 509 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 107 [Total 107] Ratings 0 Comments 107 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 58 [Total 285] Ratings 0 Comments 58 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
P
P
Points 46 [Total 3862] Ratings 0 Comments 46 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 40 [Total 45] Ratings 0 Comments 0 Invitations 4 Offline
S
Points 15 [Total 15] Ratings 0 Comments 5 Invitations 1 Offline
S
L
C
Points 11 [Total 4491] Ratings 1 Comments 1 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 10] Ratings 1 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.