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Supporting the person with dementia and the caregiver

Henry Brodaty

in Alzheimer's Disease

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780199569854
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191739637 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199569854.003.0009

Series: Oxford Neurology Library

Supporting the person with dementia and the caregiver

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The challenges of dementia management evolve throughout the course of the disease

Support for the person with dementia and the caregiver are crucial and takes many forms

People with dementia should be offered continuing support, counselling and regular appointments

Caregivers experience psychological distress, physical ill health, social isolation and financial hardship...

Chapter.  3423 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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