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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Documentary " BURDEN OF LOVE" on Alzheimer's Disease in India in 1998.

Documentary (37 min) " BURDEN OF LOVE" by Brahmanand Singh on Alzheimer's Disease in India in 1998

 In the world, many teams do gather now occupational therapists, nurses, psychologists, physiotherapists, neurologists and neuropsychologists... working in coordination in Homes and at-home. Also, training programs for families, information campaigns and get together. Many things still need to be done that's why it is important to update regularly one's knowledge and innovate. It is now person-centred approach based on the strenghts more than deficits that prevails.

Creating and Sustaining Park Walks for people living with dementia, UK.

Initiative from the UK : "Creating and Sustaining Park Walks for people living with dementia - a Dementia Adventure partnership workshop".

..."These walks are ideal for local care home groups looking to join a supportive community walk. We design, lead and support the walks with our own staff and volunteers and in total we spend about 90 minutes out walking, chatting, reminiscing and appreciating nature and people often stay for tea and cake or lunch after the walk in the pleasant courtyard cafe."...


A "whole hospital" approach"...

Initiative from the UK : ..."A "whole hospital" approach must be adopted across England and Wales to educate all staff, from porters to doctors, to embrace dementia care and ensure it is never considered "someone else's speciality". 
At the Royal United Hospital Bath NHS trust, three specialist dementia co-ordinators have been recruited who work with carers and act as a central point of contact for staff across the hospital who encounter, or are in charge of, patients with dementia."...


Thursday, February 20, 2014

Video: Aggression & Anger in Alzheimer's Patients: How to handle

Video : "Alzheimer’s Aggression: How To Handle

Dealing with aggression in later stage Alzheimer’s can be a very difficult task to handle. Understanding why the aggressive behavior arises, as well as learning various ways to deal with it, is important.

Click the video below to learn some helpful ways to manage aggression."

Video : Managing Alzheimer's Patient Behavior

Video: "Caring for a loved one who has Alzheimer’s disease is challenging and can cause a high amount of stress in your life. This video provides several different ways to manage and handle stressful situations that may arise during your care-giving experience."

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Video : Interacting with a patient with Dementia/Alzheimer's for bathing

Video on Interacting with a patient with Dementia/Alzheimer's for bathing :
(english version)

Video: "What do you anticipate will be the most important clinical development in Alzheimer's disease in 2014?

That's the question we asked Ronald C. Petersen, MD, PhD, of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Allan Levey, MD, PhD, of Emory University in Atlanta, Alan J. Lerner, MD, of University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, and George T. Grossberg, MD, of St. Louis University in St. Louis. 

In this video they give their insightful, but very different, answers -- ranging from biomarkers for tau tangles to lifestyle modifications and costs of dementia care."

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Old Age Home (A home for street picked suffering from Alzheimer/Dementia and fractures/ paralysis)

"We are currently running Vridh Ashrams for helpless, street picked old aged suffering from Alzheimer/Dementia as well as with fractures and paralysis)

We believe that old aged must not die out of Alzheimer/dementia/ (sudden memory loss) on streets of Delhi/NCR.

The serving the helpless old people is the best way to attain peace and prosperity in life turns out to be a ray of hope these helpless old people suffering from various diseases and disorders like Alzheimer, Bed ridden and mentally.

We provide to each of our old aged member at home are life-long for no cost added to them. We serve them by giving love, health care, food, clothes, shelter, and cremation."

Video: Funding for early career researchers - Alzheimer's Society Research Fell...

Dr Amritpal Mudher, talks about how she runs her own lab thanks to funding from Alzheimer's Society. She received a Fellowship that helped her establish herself as an independent researcher.