1) Research and write the types of dementia and include their symptoms and treatments?Alzheimer’s diseaseSymptoms: Struggle to remember recent conversation, difficulty in speaking, poor judgement, depressionTreatment: There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, it can slowly get better.Vascular dementiaSymptoms: Loss of vision, confusion, disorganisation, difficulty speaking or understandingTreatment: There is no treatment for Vascular diseaseDementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) Symptoms: Changing in thinking, confusion, delusion, difficulty while sleeping, movement disorderTreatment: There is no cure for Dementia with Lewy Body.Mixed dementiaSymptoms: Depression, difficulty remembering recent conversation, poor judgementTreatment: There is no treatment for Mixed DementiaParkinson’s diseaseSymptoms: Slower movement, loss of sense of smell, sleeping difficulties, balance problems, the voice becomes softer, quieterTreatment: This disease cannot be cured but the medication can help control the symptoms.Frontotemporal dementiaSymptoms: Lack of social tact, depression, not willing to talk, gaining weightTreatment: There is no cure for Frontotemporal dementia, but treatments can help manage some symptoms. Creutzfeldt-Jakob diseaseSymptoms: Memory loss, depression, insomnia, difficulty speaking, blindnessTreatment: There is no cure for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Normal pressure hydrocephalusSymptoms: Difficulty walking, difficulty holding urine, depression,Treatment: Treatment includes surgery in the brainHuntington’s diseaseSymptoms: Abnormal movement, weight loss, depression, clumsiness, difficulty speakingTreatment: There is no cure for Huntington’s disease.
Wernicke-Korsakoff SyndromeSymptoms: Difficulty remembering recent conversation, abnormal eye movement, loss of muscle coordination which can cause leg tremorTreatment: Essential vitamin can cure Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome. 2) Research and state what are the strategies to communicate with dementia patient? The strategies to communicate with dementia patients are: -l Avoid distractionsl Speak clearly and naturally in calm voicel Refer to the patient by their namel Talk about one thing at a timel Have patiencel Listen properlyl Don’t argue with the patient