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Dementia Aware: what you need to know about rementia   Dementia literally means ‘without mind’ and is derived from the Latin word demens. Unfortunately, the word dementia or demented has become synonymous with words such as crazy, insane, unhinged, disturbed, mad. This has resulted in people with dementia being labelled

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Somatoform Disorder in Children and Teenagers

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gLdgNPT5vE[/embedyt] Somatization is the occurrence of one or more physical complaints for which appropriate medical evaluation reveals no explanatory physical pathology or pathophysiologic mechanism. In somatoform disorder (also known as somatic symptom disorder), children/teenagers have an exceptionally intense response to physical symptoms they have, think excessively about the symptoms,

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ENGAGE EDUCATE EMPOWER episode 3 with Deborah Jaffe

Deborah Jaffe has worked with special needs children for many years, and she witnessed the challenges and struggles they face everyday. They touched her heart, and inspired her with their strength, perseverance, and hopeful determination. While working at a private school for special needs children, she saw an opportunity to

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Medicated and Motivated – NOT!!!!!! Questioning the abusive practice of chemical restraint by Leah Bisiani MHLthSc., RN1., Dementia Consultant

Reprinted with kind permission Elder abuse is one of the vilest indicators of ageist discrimination within our current civilization. Whilst the concealed ignominy of elder abuse has grown in visibility, it remains an area that is poorly examined and rarely resolved. Chemical restraint, one of the manifestations of elder abuse

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Awaken Atlanta – All Stars

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