Definition
Individuals lose their
 ability to respond to
their environment, the
  ability to speak and
ultimately the ability
 to con...
•  Often	
  lose	
  their	
  
   capacity	
  for	
  
   recognizable	
  speech	
  
•  Need	
  assistance	
  with	
  
   ea...
•  Often	
  lose	
  their	
  capacity	
  
   for	
  recognizable	
  speech	
  
•  Need	
  assistance	
  with	
  
   eating...
•  Often	
  lose	
  their	
  capacity	
  
   for	
  recognizable	
  speech	
  
•  Need	
  assistance	
  with	
  
   eating...
•  Often	
  lose	
  their	
  capacity	
  
   for	
  recognizable	
  speech	
  
•  Need	
  assistance	
  with	
  
   eating...
•  Often	
  lose	
  their	
  capacity	
  
   for	
  recognizable	
  speech	
  
•  Need	
  assistance	
  with	
  
   eating...
How	
  does	
  the	
  
Alzheimer’s	
  Association	
  
defines	
  late	
  stage	
  
dementia	
  as:	
  
    Muscles	
  beco...
How	
  does	
  the	
  
Alzheimer’s	
  Association	
  
defines	
  late	
  stage	
  
dementia	
  as:	
  
    Muscles	
  beco...
How	
  does	
  the	
  
Alzheimer’s	
  Association	
  
defines	
  late	
  stage	
  
dementia	
  as:	
  
    Muscles	
  beco...
How	
  does	
  the	
  
Alzheimer’s	
  Association	
  
defines	
  late	
  stage	
  
dementia	
  as:	
  
    Muscles	
  beco...
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Late stage dementia

  1. 1. Definition
  2. 2. Individuals lose their ability to respond to their environment, the ability to speak and ultimately the ability to control movement  
  3. 3. •  Often  lose  their   capacity  for   recognizable  speech   •  Need  assistance  with   eating  and  toileting,   usually  incontinent   •  Lose  ability  to  ambulate   without  assistance,  then   ability  to  sit  without   assistance   •  Lose  ability  to  smile  or   hold  their  head  up   •  Reflexes  become   abnormal  
  4. 4. •  Often  lose  their  capacity   for  recognizable  speech   •  Need  assistance  with   eating  and  toileting,   usually  incontinent   •  Lose  ability  to  ambulate   without  assistance,  then   ability  to  sit  without   assistance   •  Lose  ability  to  smile  or   hold  their  head  up   •  Reflexes  become   abnormal  
  5. 5. •  Often  lose  their  capacity   for  recognizable  speech   •  Need  assistance  with   eating  and  toileting,   usually  incontinent   •  Lose  ability  to   ambulate  without   assistance,  then  ability   to  sit  without   assistance   •  Lose  ability  to  smile  or   hold  their  head  up   •  Reflexes  become   abnormal  
  6. 6. •  Often  lose  their  capacity   for  recognizable  speech   •  Need  assistance  with   eating  and  toileting,   usually  incontinent   •  Lose  ability  to  ambulate   without  assistance,  then   ability  to  sit  without   assistance   •  Lose  ability  to  smile  or   hold  their  head  up   •  Reflexes  become   abnormal  
  7. 7. •  Often  lose  their  capacity   for  recognizable  speech   •  Need  assistance  with   eating  and  toileting,   usually  incontinent   •  Lose  ability  to  ambulate   without  assistance,  then   ability  to  sit  without   assistance   •  Lose  ability  to  smile  or   hold  their  head  up   •  Reflexes  become   abnormal  
  8. 8. How  does  the   Alzheimer’s  Association   defines  late  stage   dementia  as:     Muscles  become  rigid     Swallowing  is  impaired     Reoccurring  infections     Lose  inability  to  express   needs/pain/illness  
  9. 9. How  does  the   Alzheimer’s  Association   defines  late  stage   dementia  as:     Muscles  become  rigid     Swallowing  is  impaired     Reoccurring  infections     Lose  inability  to  express   needs/pain/illness  
  10. 10. How  does  the   Alzheimer’s  Association   defines  late  stage   dementia  as:     Muscles  become  rigid     Swallowing  is  impaired     Reoccurring  infections     Lose  inability  to  express   needs/pain/illness  
  11. 11. How  does  the   Alzheimer’s  Association   defines  late  stage   dementia  as:     Muscles  become  rigid     Swallowing  is  impaired     Reoccurring  infections     Lose  inability  to   express  needs/pain/ illness  
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