Secure Dementia Specific Unit

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Secure Dementia Specific Unit is to provide care and services for Residents with early or moderate or late stages Alzheimer’s, vascular dementia, Lewy bodies dementia, frontotemporal dementia and other types of dementia. Symptoms are progression rates are largely different depending of the dementia diagnosis. Secure Dementia Specific Unit provides care for Residents with some or combination of the following needs:
 Activity of daily living needs such as nutrition, mobility, personal hygiene and toileting;
 Complex health care need such as assistance with medication, blood glucose, pain management, etc.;
 Management of physical and other challenging behaviour.
The following figure summarises the most common dementia signs and symptoms in
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