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6 documents tagged with dementia

Document: alzheimer type dementia Arrow_right_green

profile image Rowena Birch
over 5 years ago
Description: focuses on the basics of alzheimers, but includes a fairly detailed look at compensatory management
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Document: Assessing CCD in Dementia Summary Arrow_right_green

profile image Rowena Birch
over 5 years ago
Description: This is the first of a series of mindmaps looking at the assessment process in Dementia as relevant to SLT.

This map examines the basic purpose of assesssing Cognitive Communication Difficulties in dementia and gives some pointers for assessment.

The next map will go into more detail re. recommended assessment tools
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Document: 3 instruments for assessing CCD in AD dementia Arrow_right_green

profile image Rowena Birch
over 5 years ago
Description: Explores the:
Arizona Battery for Communication in Dementia (ABCD)
- screening (delayed story retelling subtest)
- in depth ax
Functional Linguistic Communication Inventory.

Other forms of dementia will be covered in another map
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Document: assessments for dementia variants Arrow_right_green

profile image Rowena Birch
over 5 years ago
Description: Looks at Fronto-temporal dementia and variants (Semantic Dementia, Primary Progressive Aphasia), Lewy Body Dementia, and very briefly Vascular dementia
Explores the Frontal Behaviour Inventory (FBI) and mentions the Hachinski scale for Vascular Dementia.

Highlights the fact that semantic dementia is most often misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's Disease (Snowden 2005)
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Document: Dementia therapy approaches Arrow_right_green

profile image Rowena Birch
over 5 years ago
Description: Looks at the:
- guiding principles
- specific therapy approaches
- importance of task design
- other factors facilitating learning in dementia patients

This will be followed by 2 further maps looking at 1) reminiscence therapy and 2) neural plasticity principles, which this map mentions only briefly.
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