Dementia Carers

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User: Describe the role that carers can have in the care and support of individuals with dementia Weegy: Caring can be an overwhelming experience, bringing irreversible changes to lives and relationships. [ Carers must be guaranteed comprehensive support, including emotional support, assistance with day-to-day caring and access to respite and short breaks. Changes in memory, thinking and feeling mean a person with dementia finds it harder to cope with everyday life. Carers are needed to provide emotional support, reassurance and help with a range of tasks, such as bathing and dressing. Sleep disturbances are common in dementia and mean that caring is a twenty-four hour job for many carers. Carers of people with dementia may also
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