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Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disability

OpenLearn Create, (2019)

Accessed July 4, 2019 Around one in four adults has at least one mental health need at any time, and in the next 20 years the number of British people expected to suffer from dementia will grow by 40 per cent. Even though you might not be working in a setting specifically caring for people with mental health conditions, dementia and learning disabilities, it is still important to have some awareness of the signs and symptoms. This will help you to show compassion and care when you observe any behaviour that seems unusual or difficult to understand, and to be aware of the need to consult more experienced staff about behaviours if necessary. Chapter 5: Introducing practical healthcare

Risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementia: WHO guideline

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)

The WHO Guidelines on risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementia provide evidence-based recommendations on lifestyle behaviours and interventions to delay or prevent cognitive decline and dementia. These WHO Guidelines are an important tool for health care providers as well as governments, policy-makers and other stakeholders to strengthen their response to the dementia challenge. Executive Summary available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish at:

Dementia mhGAP Training of Health-care Providers. Training manual and supporting material

World Health Organization, Eds.: WHO, (2015)

DEM supporting material • Person stories • Role plays • Case scenarios • Treatment planning handouts • Treatment planning suggestions • Multiple choice questions • Video link Activity 3: mhGAP DEM module – assessment

Dementia: slides

World Health Organization, Eds.: WHO, (2015)

Session outline •Introduction to dementia •Assessment of dementia •Management of dementia •Follow-up •Review

Що таке деменція? - What is dementia?

Eds.: Dementia Australia, (2017)

У цьому інформаційному листку описується деменція, у кого вона може виникнути, та деякі з її найбільш поширених форм. Тут описуються первинні симптоми деменції та підкреслюється важливість раннього медичного діагностування. This Help Sheet describes dementia, who gets it and some of its most common forms. It describes some early signs of dementia and emphasises the importance of a timely medical diagnosis. Dementia Australia ©1999 Reviewed 2017

Module: Dementia

World Health Organization WHO, (2019)

mhGAP Training Manual for the mhGAP Intervention Guide for mental, neurological and substance use disorders in non-specialized health settings – version 2.0 (for field testing) Accessed 06.03.2019

From plan to impact - Progress towards targets of the Global action plan on dementia

Eds.: Alzheimer's Disease International, (2018)

Progress towards targets of the Global action plan on dementia

Dementia - Toolkit for community workers in low- and middle-income countries

Dr. S. Mercado, Eds.: World Health Organization (Pacific Region), (2018)

Guide for community-based management and care of people with dementia Version 1.0 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Division of NCD and Health through the Life-Course World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific

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