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Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia : A Guide for Families (Paperback) (Karen Watchman)

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This guide addresses questions families have when a relative with an intellectual disability, including issues specific to Down syndrome, is diagnosed with dementia. It emphasizes the importance of families being focused on maintenance and change outcomes and explains different types of dementia; recognizing changes in health in people with intellectual disabilities, including early signs and symptoms of dementia; discussing dementia with the individual; implementing medical and non-medical interventions for support; and planning for the future. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 119
Genre: Health + Wellness
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Pub
Author: Karen Watchman
Language: English
Street Date: March 21, 2017
TCIN: 51935588
UPC: 9781849056779
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-2021
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