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Dementia care srvices

What is Dementia ?
Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Memory loss is an example. Alzheimer's is the most common type of dementia. About Dementia. Symptoms.

Symptoms

Requires a medical diagnosis

Symptoms include forgetfulness. limited social skills and thinking abilities so impaired that it interferes with daily functioning.

People may experience:

Cognitive: memory loss, mental decline, confusion in the evening hours, disorientation, forgetfulness, inability to speak or understand, making things up, mental confusion, or inability to recognise common things
Mood: anger, anxiety, apathy, general discontent, loneliness, mood swings, or nervousness
Behavioural: aggression, irritability, personality changes, restlessness, lack of restraint, or wandering and getting lost
Psychological: depression, hallucination, or paranoia
Muscular: inability to combine muscle movements or unsteady walking
Also common: difficulty falling asleep, difficulty swallowing, falling, jumbled speech, leaking of stool, trembling, or tremor