Dementia is a syndrome that affects cognitive function. The World Health Organisation and Dementia Australia has recognized dementia as public health priority. High quality and safe nursing care is essential for care of older people with dementia.
This assessment task requires you answer the following questions:
- Describe the demographics of dementia in Australia and internationally (including locations of care).
- Explain normal cognitive changes that occur due to ageing and explain why dementia is not part of the normal ageing process.
- Explain why the myth “confusion is a normal part of ageing” is psychologically or physiologically harmful to older people.
- Explain the role of the nurse in maintaining cognitive function and ensuring safe quality care for an older person with dementia during an acute hospitalisation.
Type Of Service: Academic paper writing
Type Of assignment: Essay
Number of sources: 6
Academic Level: Senior(College 4th year)
Paper Format: APA
Line Spacing: Single
Language style: AU English