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Case Study: Dementia

Case Study: Dementia

Case Study: Dementia

Victor Pace
Victor Pace
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 20 Aug 2018
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Last updated: 06 Oct 2019

Reference: 191955

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This session explores the problems that someone suffering from advanced dementia can have, and outlines carers' issues. Using a case study, it gives suggestions about how care can be delivered. This session was reviewed by Victor Pace and Christina Faull and last updated in March 2017.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
Describe the main emotional, physical and social consequences of end-stage dementia
Identify the specific challenges for professionals in providing effective end of life care to patients with advanced dementia
Outline a sensible approach to managing end of life care for somebody with end-stage dementia and their families, in the last year of life and at the terminal stage
Discuss how to manage a situation in which advance care planning has not taken place and little is known about the patient's wishes
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Victor Pace
on behalf of Health Education England

Dr Victor Pace is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine at St Christopher’s Hospice in London. He has a special interest in the care of people with advanced dementia and is the lead editor of ’Dementia: from advanced disease to bereavement’ in the Oxford Specialist Handbook series.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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