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Nursing is a very special profession as the amount of time they spend with patients give them a very special insight into those patient’s specific needs, be it medical, physical or mental.
Frail care in a facility differs from frail care in a home nursing setting. In the context of our ageing population, many people are searching for options for their future selves or their elderly parents for care.
Research shows that if one focuses on the 5 senses and movement, then you have a great starting point that will help one understand what happens for Dementia patients.
To answer this question, it is necessary to understand what a medical scheme is and how to access the right cover you need. The biggest challenge, and often how decisions are made, is how much membership of a medical scheme costs for you and your dependents.
Many very simple but very effective activities can be used for a Dementia patient. One of the most popular methods that have been proven extremely effective, is the use of therapy dogs.
The way our bodies handle medication, changes as we age. This science is called pharmacokinetics and describes the Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism and Excretion of medication, sometimes referred to as ADME reactions.
Sleep problems in the elderly are often mistakenly considered a normal part of ageing. Insomnia, the most common sleep disorder, is a subjective report of insufficient or non-restorative sleep despite adequate opportunity to sleep.
To prevent chronic diseases or catch them early, visit your doctor regularly for preventive services and take control of your own health. A pro-active approach to health is the way to go.
There are various forms of Dementia, but one thing has been proven, with regards to non-medicinal solutions, there are very simple and effective activities that one can implement to give quality of life to the loved one with Dementia.