Should we be concentrating on PROGNOSIS rather than DIAGNOSIS in Dementia?

An important question that seems to be coming up ever more frequently is: Should we be concentrating on prognosis rather than diagnosis? Let’s start by defining each of those terms… PROGNOSIS: Noun the likely course of a medical condition. an opinion, based on medical experience, of the likely course of a medical condition. a forecast of …

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Sundowning

Sundowning often occurs in people with Dementia as the day progresses and they become more tired. Sundowning usually occurs in the early evening, hence the term, and refers to the change of behaviour as the individual becomes tired and starts to display anxiety and agitation. Individuals  displaying sundowning will often feel as though they are in …

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A Chat with All Home Care Matters

It was an absolute pleasure to chat with All Home Care Matters on their wonderful podcast and YouTube channel. On the show we discussed our work on the DementiaTLC instagram page, my experience and journey with a loved one’s Dementia, the types of Dementia, resources and some tips for caregivers. The aim of DementiaTLC is to educate and provide …

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Signs of Caregiver Burnout

We all know just how hard it can be to get wrapped up in caregiving that we sometimes forget that it is just as important to take care of ourselves, so that we can provide the best care and support possible. So, here we take a look at some of the signs of Caregiver Burnout.. FATIGUE …

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The Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

The most common cause of Dementia is Alzheimer’s disease which is caused by a loss of brain cells. People living with Alzheimer’s disease will usually suffer from some form of memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease can also cause problems in completing daily activities especially if any sort of organisation or planning is required, such as going …

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