Flashcards in Dementia & Caregiver Deck (9)
Components of triadic model. What are we trying to change?
- Person w/dementia
- Physical environment
Aiming to change behavior
5 steps in transtheoretical model (from caregiver viewpoint)
- precontemplation (unaware re of client problem)
- contemplation (aware of problem and desired change)
- preparation (intends to act, asks lots ?s)
How long may it take a person w/dementia to process information?
Dementia is a disease.
(It is a group of symptoms that may accompany certain diseases)
6 stages of alzheimer's
- no impairment
- mild cognitive impairment
- early stage
- mid stage
- late stage
- final stage
When does client w/AD loose control of bowels/bladder?
Behavior is a function of? (2)
person and environment
Can a behavior be blamed on fact client has dementia?
No --> look around at person and environmental factors triggering behavior