Alzheimer’s Understanding The Most Common Symptoms - Josine Engels

materi tentang Alzheimer’s Understanding the most common symptoms dari Josine Engels, Alzheimer Nederland, March 2014

Contents:

  1. Seven Stages of Alzheimer’s.
  2. Person Centred Care (PCC).
  3. Communication – The most important don’ts and do’s.
  4. Behaviour – Where does it come from and what can you do.
  5. Agitation and aggression.
  6. Anxiety.
  7. Restlessness.
  8. Bathing.
  9. Dressing.
  10. Toiletting.
  11. Meals.
  12. Sleeping problems.
  13. You can’t do it alone – Try to find help.
  14. Summary: What to remember in dealing with behaviour.

Last Updated (Thursday, 13 March 2014 13:49)

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Information About Dementia - Jos van der Poel

Ini adalah materi tentang "Information about dementia" dari Jos van der Poel, Alzheimer Nederland, March 2014

What is dementia?

Dementia is a disorder in the processing of information by the brain.

 

Causes:

  • Alzheimer’s disease (70%)
  • vascular dementia (15 %)
  • Lewy body dementia frontal temporal dementia (FTD) ± 60
  • other diseases

 

Last Updated (Thursday, 13 March 2014 13:22)

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International Palliative Care Seminar "Interprofessional work in enhancing family roles in palliative care: Lesson learned from several countries"

Introduction

Palliative care is an active holistic in patients with terminal illness. Palliative care focuses not only for the patients but also their family (WHO, 2002). Palliative care aims to reduce morbidity and improve quality of life for people living with or without dying due to illness or grieving person (Brenneis, 2002). The application of current palliative care has undergone a shift, not only when the patient is experiencing the worst conditions but it has to be applied since the beginning of the patients diagnosed with a terminal illness such as cancer, HIV / AIDS and dementia. Curative and palliative aspects can be run simultaneously but the portion depends on patient’s conditions. The worse their condition then the greater portion of palliative care implementation.

In Indonesia, palliative care has begun to be implemented since th 1990s. There is also Indonesian Palliative Society (MPI) as a national organization which embodies a variety of disciplines related to palliative care. There is still a minimal number of nurses, physician and other health care professions who are part of the organization.

Palliative care requires an interprofessional work. Active participation of all health personnel both in the hospital and in the community sector will determine the success rate of palliative care. Especially in terms of improving the quality of life of patients and their families. In addition, the active role of the family in the process of cancer care delivery is also quite fundamental to enhance the quality of life of palliative cancer patient.

This event is the 4th seminar from the School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, UGM. The theme of this year seminar is ‘Interprofessional work in enhancing family roles in palliative care: Lesson learned from several countries’. Some efforts are recevived from the speakers from around 5 countries in sharing their knowledge and expertise regarding some works they have done in palliative care by optimizing an increased role of the family. Through these activities are expected to contribute to the further development of palliative care in Indonesia as well as strengthening the networ

 

Time and Venue

Day/Date : Tuesday, 4th March 2014

Time : 08.30 – 16.00 WIB

Venue : Auditorium Gedung Ismangoen Floor 3 PSIK FK UGM

 

Last Updated (Thursday, 23 January 2014 05:15)

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