There are a few models of staging for dementia, and some of the best care minds think it can't be fully described and applicable at all, as so many people cross over all the different stages. Each person with the dementia journey reacts differently and other health problems and diseases such as cancer, infection, blood pressure, stroke and heart disease can affect the speed … [Read more...] about Seven Stages of Dementia Model
I've been caring for many years now, first for adopted children, which is ongoing as I have one child who will be a child adult his whole life, and then both mum and dad with dementia. From the start, caring meant that my life changed beyond all comprehension, but we can choose to take it on and step up, or go into denial and pass it off to another family member. I'm the … [Read more...] about Does Caring Change The Carer?