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Impact of dementia within minority groups

Shirley A. Lockery

Impact of dementia within minority groups

submitted to Office of Technology Assessment, United States Congress, contract no. 533-5300.0

by Shirley A. Lockery

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Published by The Office in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minority aged -- Mental health -- United States.,
  • Mentally ill aged -- United States.,
  • Dementia -- Social aspects -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Shirley A. Lockery.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 86 leaves ;
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17660973M

      * people with dementia from minority ethnic groups * faecal incontinence * dementia care and practice in remote rural communities. Taking an in-depth look at dementia research and service development, this book makes essential reading for practitioners, researchers and students working in the field of dementia care. Emotional impact of living with dementia This brutally honest video reminds us that although dementia causes the loss of some abilities, people's feelings remain intact. The people in this video talk about their emotions: fear, guilt, embarrassment, isolation and powerless.

      BETTER HEALTH BRIEFING 46 - Dementia and minority ethnic carers There are currently , people living with dementia in the UK of whom approximat are estimated to be from a. Minority of the ethnic groups face significant barriers to help seeking for dementia, often diagnosed in late stage McMurtay et al. () To explore whether regression to a primary language may be associated with development of cognitive impairment and increased risk for development of dementiaAuthor: Winnie Sun, Srija Biswas, Michelle Dacanay, Ping Zou.

    Get this from a library! Dementia, culture, and ethnicity: issues for all. [Julia Botsford; Karen Harrison Dening;] -- Drawing together evidence-based research and expert practitioners' experiences, this book examines the impact of culture and ethnicity on the experience of dementia and on the provision of support. Suggested Citation:"8 Differences in Rates of Dementia Between Ethno-Racial Groups."National Research Council. Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Health of Older gton, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: /


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Impact of dementia within minority groups by Shirley A. Lockery Download PDF EPUB FB2

Given the diverse cultural beliefs about dementia and the mistrust of health care professionals within minority communities, 53,54,55 early screening and regular follow-ups may prove especially difficult. Another potentially useful approach is to employ cognitive instruments that are known to be affected by education, literacy, and cultural appropriateness in ways that allow for.

Dementia, Culture and Ethnicity 1st Edition this book examines the impact of culture and ethnicity on the experience of dementia and on the provision of support and services, both in general terms and in relation to specific minority ethnic communities.

Within the different chapters it skilfully combines a range of important issues and 4/5(1). Thoroughly updated and revised from the first edition, the book features contributions from leading clinicians and researchers on Impact of dementia within minority groups book epidemiology of dementias by ethnic population, new information on the assessment of diverse populations, and updates and inclusions of new populations in the management of dementia and working with by:   With contributions from experienced dementia practitioners and care researchers, this book examines the impact of culture and ethnicity on the experience of dementia and on the provision of support and services, both in general terms and in relation to specific minority.

Black and minority ethnic (BME) communities and dementia. More t older black and minority ethnic (BME) people live with dementia in the UK, in part due to vascular risk factors such as hypertension often found in African-Caribbean and South Asian UK populations.

recognition of the impact of dementia on black, Asian and minority ethnic communities by policymakers in the past few years, there remains a lack of urgency regarding the scale and scope of this issue.” As we know, in order to secure funding, proposals for interventions to improve support for people with dementia and their families must be evidence-based.

Moreover, it is also clear that the strongest impact of increased levels of contact were evident amongst those groups of participants who otherwise scored at the lowest levels: in other words, those groups of participants who, when not reporting contact with people with dementia scored at a low level.

declaration gives recognition and legitimacy to our area of concern. Further complexity to the context of working with minorities is added by the. heterogeneity of our target group: in all our three countries, minority older people. with dementia come from different linguistic, cultural and faith backgrounds.

Trend in dementia prevalence by racial/ethnic groups was compared in Fig. Weighted chi-square test was performed to test the association between independent variables across waves by racial and ethnic groups (Table 1).Cited by: 6.

The book was published in Januaryand remains one of the few books which gives an overview of the living well with dementia approach in English dementia policy. It’s fair to say that medics exhibited challenging behaviour in reaction to it, as it was the counterpoint to their comfortable medical model of dementia.

Whatever background you come from, the experience of dementia is going to be individual, and in that respect, it’s crucial to understand that there’s not a difference between being in a minority ethnicity and being in a non-minority ethnicity.

Even within a minority ethnicity, there are significant differences too, and we’re quite crude in the way we group. dementia, types of dementia, and its impact on the person, their family and community. Participants will be able to: • Explain what dementia is.

• List the most common types of dementia. • Explain the impact of dementia on the person, their family and the community.

• Identify and/or provide support and services in their Size: KB. The responses of participants from various religious groups to the following statement: ‘Having a religion alleviates the effects of dementia’.

Christians ( percent), Muslims ( percent), Hindus ( percent), Taoists ( percent), Buddhists ( percent), Freethinkers ( percent) and others ( percent) agreed that religion helps to alleviate the Cited by: 5. Living with dementia will affect a person's feelings, thoughts and responses.

It is important to recognise and respond to the person's emotional needs. A diagnosis of dementia can have a huge impact on a person's life.

Someone recently diagnosed with dementia is likely to experience a range of emotions. These may include grief, loss, anger Missing: minority groups.

In BME populations, the decision to seek formal help tends to be precipitated by a health or behavioural crisis 13 or the emergence of neuropsychiatric symptoms and problems with basic activities of daily living.

4 It may also be influenced by varying knowledge of Alzheimer's disease and dementia across ethnic groups (although all groups hold significant misperceptions).

5 All ethnic groups attach stigma to dementia Cited by: 7. 1) Overview of the aging population and dementia rates in racial/ethnically diverse populations 2) Highlight latest research trends that have an impact studying the course of dementia in diverse populations 3) Discuss the opportunities and challenges when conducting studies in these populations 4) Highlight some possible solutions to overcoming.

Get this from a library. Impact of dementia within minority groups: submitted to Office of Technology Assessment, United States Congress, contract no. [Shirley A Lockery; United States.

Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.]. Background: People from minority ethnic groups are under-represented in dementia diagnosis, treatment, and care. The aim of this study was to examine barriers to.

Serving African American Families. Section 1 – About This Toolkit. Section 2 – Promising Practices. This project was funded by the U.S. Administration on Aging under contract number GSFL MOBIS, Delivery Order No. HHSPU. This report is a product of the Alzheimer’s Disease Demonstration Grants to States National File Size: KB.

Understanding dementia amongst people in minority ethnic and cultural groups Article in Journal of Advanced Nursing 60(6) January. This study aimed to describe and characterize the published literature on disparities between racial and ethnic groups among individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

To identify relevant studies, we searched electronic sources for peer-reviewed articles and research reports published through related to the Alzheimer’s population and their caregivers.The findings suggest that although groups attributed a biological basis for memory loss, a number of misconceptions prevailed regarding the cause of dementia.

Groups .By examining the relative impact of dementia on mortality across racial/ethnic groups, we found that longer survival after dementia diagnosis among racial/ethnic minorities largely mirrored mortality differences in the general population of older by: