Chapter 2: Dementia, how we can created the best quality of life for them. Physical- and partial cognitive assessment

Rakt, Jan van de and Mccarthy-Grunwald, Steven (2021) Chapter 2: Dementia, how we can created the best quality of life for them. Physical- and partial cognitive assessment. OSP Journal of Health Care and Medicine, 2 (2).

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Abstract

Purpose: Quality of live is for everyone different but everyone wants to be independent. People with dementia are no different and want to walk and sit where she want. But often this isn’t possible for them, are much workers in this field think. The purpose of this article is to assess a person with dementia and see or after that assessment and treatment can be developing that can change something.

Method: We use an assessment–form that is use by the assessment of people with dementia and is an important part of education of therapist as specialist on this field of psycho-geriatric. This is an assessment that as three parts. Part 1: What can him! Part 2: How do him it! Part 3: Why he act so!

Result: Assessment of our Case ( Mister C.) give an picture that he act on level that was lower because of the combination of pathological tone and synergy and the loss of muscle power and coordination. The treatment that he receive, wasn’t pointed on that restriction but was an treatment that consist out walking with his rollator frame and was sometimes an aerobe stimulus.

Conclusion: To treat this people on the right level an assessment is necessary and a good treatment plane because that we can help the quality of life for a longer tine hold on higher level.

Item Type: Article
Journal / Publication Title: OSP Journal of Health Care and Medicine
Publisher: Open Scientific Publishers
ISSN: 2752-6232
Departments: Institute of Health > Rehabilitation and Sport Science
Additional Information: This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2022 08:57
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2022 09:00
URI: https://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/6561

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