Handy Approach© : Cognition

thumb_IMGP4512_1024Can you remember what you did yesterday?

If not, then why?

Consider

  • Altered Mental State  – Is the confusion acute? Is it acute on chronic confusion? Is it chronic confusion? Who will know?
  • Mini-Cog  – Quick  screening for Dementia   in the multi-lingual elderly
  • DoLS at home – Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: a practical guide
  • Memory Box  – can help recall events and people from the past which can stimulate and prompt conversations.
  • Medicalising unhappiness: new classification of depression risks more patients being put on drug treatment from which they will not benefit.

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