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Psychological Impact of Dementia


Diagnosis of dementia can have a huge impact on a person’s life. It can also have a huge impact on others who are around those with dementia. They might experience a range of emotions such as grief, loss, anger, shock, fear, disbelief and even relief. The emotional changes in people with dementia can be a great challenge for the caregiver to deal with. Therefore, it is important for us to recognize and respond to the person’s emotional needs.

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

· Identify the emotional changes in people diagnosed with dementia.

· Recognize the emotional needs among people with dementia and caregivers.

· Identify the symptoms of caregiver stress.

· Learn tips to promote psychological health in people with dementia and their family members/caregivers.

A certificate and one CPD point will be given at the end of the webinar.


Dr Teoh Gaik Kin

Lecturer, School of Medicine, International Medical University

Registered Counsellor

Targeted participants:

Family members/caregivers of people living with dementia, nurses/healthcare personnel working with older persons in acute/long term care institutes, healthcare managements, students, people living with dementia, anyone interested.

If you would like to participate in this webinar, please click link below.


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