Uploaded by Kendrew Mok

Sharing session on caring dementia patient with BPSD

Sharing session on caring
dementia patient with BPSD
What’s dementia
What’s BPSD
Assessment of BPSD
Keypoints for good communication
DICE Approach
Take home message
Q & A session
What’s dementia (認知障礙症、老人痴呆症、腦退化症))
• Dementia is an umbrella term
• DSM-5 : Neurocognitive domains
• memory impairment
• decline brain function
• caused by neurodegenerative disease, death or demaged brain
cells, stroke, repeated traumatic head injury, or brain tumors, other
diseases, such as HIV infection, or alcohol-related brain damage.
• number of types of dementia (Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Vascular
Dementia, Lewy Body Dementia, Frontotemporal Dementia,
Huntington's disease…etc)
• Dementia symptoms tend to vary because different areas of the
• progressive, irreversible, incurable
• 7 distinct, identifiable stages
• (Memory, speech, physical, behavioral, emotional)
early diagnosis
• with an
and proper care, the
progression of some forms of dementia can be managed and
slowed down.
Take home Message
Put yourself into other’s shoe
Q & A sessions