Learn more about Dementia in this short video by Alzheimer's Research, UK

What is Dementia?

Dementia is a disease of the brain characterized by progressive deterioration in brain function including memory, learning, orientation, language, comprehension and judgment. This irreversible decline in intellectual and physical functioning affects the person with dementia and causes significant distress to their family and carers.

Moreover, dementia is not merely a problem of memory. It reduces the ability to learn, reason, retain or recall past experience and there is also loss of patterns of thoughts, feelings and activities. Dementia also results in a progressive decline of cognitive abilities, poor self-health care, physical dependency, wandering, aggression & difficult behaviours.

> The World Health Organization (WHO) predicts that by 2025 about 75% of the estimated 1.2 billion people aged 60 years and above will reside in developing countries.
> As per estimates made in the World Alzheimer Report 2020, over 6.2 million people in India are affected.

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Diagnosis of Dementia is established.
What next?

Dementia has a devastating impact on the person affected and his / her carers. There is no specific treatment for it. Persons with dementia tend to have behavioural and psychological symptoms which contribute to increase in caregiver burden and poor quality of life. They need access to quality care, treatment services, and support systems.

DemClinic is designed to help persons with dementia and their families meet the complex medical, behavioral, and social needs of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. From online consultation with dementia care experts, to development of a personalized care plan, home-based interventions through teleconferencing, regular monitoring and follow-up, management of crises, along with training and guidance, all the services of DemClinic help you provide the best care for your loved ones.

Dementia - A devastating disease - get help on DemClinic
A person with Dementia dancing to retro music with a caregiver at one of NMT's Dementia Care Centres
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A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or dementia is life-altering for both the person living with the disease and his / her family. As a primary care provider, you play an important part in providing support to the person who has been diagnosed. Although a high proportion of elderly people with dementia are cared for by their family at home; the onset of behavioral problems can be challenging and is one of the main reasons to start looking for help, and on the long term, professional help will become necessary.

Nightingales Medical Trust (NMT) provides a host of services to care for Persons with Dementia (PwD) and support their families.

What is DemClinic?

DemClinic is a unique online and offline hybrid program designed to help persons with dementia and their families meet the complex medical, behavioral, and social needs of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. The program offers online consultation with Dementia care experts, development of a personalized care plan, home-based interventions through teleconferencing, regular monitoring and follow-up, management of crises, along with training and guidance to help you provide the best care for your loved ones.

A team of Dementia Care Specialists including psychiatrists, geriatricians, psychologists and allied health professionals are at the heart of the program and work together to provide person-centered care for people with dementia emphasizing the importance of caring for all aspects of a person's well-being - physical, social, mental, emotional, and spiritual needs.

Nightingales Medical Trust

Nightingales Medical Trust (NMT) is a professionally managed not-for-profit organization working for the well-being of the elderly and persons with Dementia and Alzheimer's since 1998.
We strive to strengthen family bonds and promote community-based support systems for Senior Citizens of all Socio-economic groups through various innovative and need based projects aimed towards Dementia Care, Active Ageing, Social Integration, Empowerment, Capacity Building and prevention of Elder Abuse.
www.nightingaleseldercare.com

NMT Team