Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/196452
Title:
Your guide to understanding Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
Authors:
Alzheimer's Society of Ireland
Issue Date:
8-Dec-2011
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/196452
Additional Links:
http://www.alzheimer.ie/eng
Item Type:
Patient Information Leaflet
Language:
en
Description:
The purpose of this booklet is to offer general information about Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias, and to highlight their early signs and symptoms. It offers a number of tools that can be helpful in establishing whether you or someone you care for is experiencing memory problems, and there is a diary at the back of this book to help track and record various changes that you or the person you love maybe experiencing. This booklet also contains details of what steps to take next if you are concerned about someone, how a diagnosis is made, what to do if you or someone close is diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease, and outlines the various treatments that are available. Understanding Alzheimer's Disease also focuses on the importance of the role of the carer, explains carer stress, and offers some useful suggestions for reducing the stress that can build up when caring for someone full-time.
Keywords:
ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE; DEMENTIA; CARER
Sponsors:
Pfizer

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorAlzheimer's Society of Irelanden
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-08T11:24:27Z-
dc.date.available2011-12-08T11:24:27Z-
dc.date.issued2011-12-08T11:24:27Z-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/196452-
dc.descriptionThe purpose of this booklet is to offer general information about Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias, and to highlight their early signs and symptoms. It offers a number of tools that can be helpful in establishing whether you or someone you care for is experiencing memory problems, and there is a diary at the back of this book to help track and record various changes that you or the person you love maybe experiencing. This booklet also contains details of what steps to take next if you are concerned about someone, how a diagnosis is made, what to do if you or someone close is diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease, and outlines the various treatments that are available. Understanding Alzheimer's Disease also focuses on the importance of the role of the carer, explains carer stress, and offers some useful suggestions for reducing the stress that can build up when caring for someone full-time.en
dc.description.sponsorshipPfizeren
dc.language.isoenen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.alzheimer.ie/engen
dc.subjectALZHEIMER'S DISEASEen
dc.subjectDEMENTIAen
dc.subjectCARERen
dc.titleYour guide to understanding Alzheimer's disease and other dementiasen
dc.typePatient Information Leafleten
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