DEMENTIA DIAGNOSIS AND PROGRESSION
Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Memory loss is an example. Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia.
WHAT IS DEMENTIA?
STAGES OF DEMENTIA:
An A – Z glossary of Dementia and Alzheimer’s terms
MEMORY CARE RESOURCES:
DOCTORS APPOINTMENT CHECKLIST
SCALES AND EVALUATION TOOLS
ETHICAL AND MEDICO-LEGAL ASPECTS OF DEMENTIA
WHAT DOES THE LAW SAY?
Protection of Elderly
Curatorship versus Administrator versus Power of Attorney
Protecting our vulnerable loved ones within the context of dementia is a challenge as incapacity is a slow process especially as diagnosis with dementia is over a period of time. Loss, extortion and blatant theft occurs as dementia sufferers are not aware of their diminished actions and capabilities.