Dementia Care and Music Therapy

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Which term specifically refers to dementia in people over 65?

Senile dementia

What is the most common cause of dementia in the elderly?

Alzheimer's disease

What is the umbrella term that describes a serious deterioration in mental functions, such as memory, language, orientation, and judgement?

Dementia

What is the term used to describe dementia in people under 65?

Early onset dementia

What had huge implications in terms of the quality of care provided for dementia patients?

Misleading image of dementia

What is the definition of dementia?

A term used to describe the deterioration of mental functions

What is the most common cause of dementia in the elderly?

Alzheimer's disease

What is the term used to describe dementia in people over 65?

Senile dementia

What is the prevailing attitude towards dementia in society?

Inherent prejudice against the elderly population

What is the term used to describe dementia in people under 65?

Early onset dementia

Study Notes

Dementia

  • Late-onset dementia specifically refers to dementia in people over 65.

Causes of Dementia

  • The most common cause of dementia in the elderly is Alzheimer's disease.

Definition of Dementia

  • Dementia is a serious deterioration in mental functions, such as memory, language, orientation, and judgement.

Young-Onset Dementia

  • Young-onset dementia, also known as early-onset dementia, is the term used to describe dementia in people under 65.

Impact on Care

  • The shift from institutional care to community-based care had huge implications in terms of the quality of care provided for dementia patients.

Societal Attitude

  • Unfortunately, there is a prevailing attitude of stigma and fear towards dementia in society.

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