WORK BOOK-J/601/2874 (DEM201)
Learner Name: SHIBLU AHMED KHAN
Date completed: ......................................................................
J/601/2874 (DEM 201)-
This unit enables learners to gain knowledge of what dementia is, the different forms of dementia and how others can have an impact on the individual with dementia.
This workbook covers the following elements:
There are four learning outcomes to this unit-
1. Understand what dementia is
2. Understand key features of the theoretical models of dementia.
3. Know the most common types of dementia and their causes
4. Understand factors relating to an individual’s experience of dementia
Question-…show more content… Everything possible is done to ensure that people have symptoms under control and are as well as they can be. The model recognises the need for people to receive care and to have their needs met. This can be at home, or more often in a residential or nursing home. Families and carers are supported to look after the person with dementia and are kept informed on all aspects of a person’s care. Plans are developed in consultation with carers: risks to the person are considered and steps put in place to ensure that people are kept safe.
Outline the social model of dementia.
The social model of dementia is about the person, and how it affects individuals. The social model of care seeks to understand the emotions and behaviours of the person with dementia by placing him or her within context of his or her social circumstances and biography or in other word he is in centre of everything of the planning. By learning about each person with dementia as an individual, with his or her own history and background, care and support can be designed to be more appropriate to individual needs such as ‘can do’ area and build on these areas rather than looking at the problematic.
Explain why dementia should be viewed as a disability.
People who have dementia are not aware of requirements for living. They can forget to do the essential things that are vital. Taking medicines, hygiene and even eating are often forgotten. They can