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Dementia: A Neurocognitive Disorder Guideline at a Glance (Nursing Practice Guideline)

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Copyright © 201� University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority
Contact: Last Revised: 9/2014EArsenaultknudsen@uwhealth.org
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Guideline Title: Recognition and Management of Dementia
Effective Date: September 2014
Approved By: Nursing Practice Guidelines Committee; Nursing Practice Council
I. Guideline Overview
This content is extracted from the adopted source document: Fletcher, K. (2012). Dementia. In
A. O’Meara (Ed.), Evidence-based geriatric nursing protocols for best practice (pp. 163-185). New
York, NY: Springer Publishing Company, LLC. Please refer to the source guideline for complete
information.
II. Pertinent Resources
A. UWHC Policy
ξ 13.12A, Basic Care Standards (Inpatient Adult)
B. Patient Education Resources
ξ Health Facts For You (HFFY) 5264, Daily Routines for a Person with Dementia
ξ HFFY 5265, Communicating with a Person with Dementia
ξ HFFY 5266, Caregiver Tips
ξ HFFY 5267, Emotional Changes and Dementia
ξ HFFY 6977, Memory Loss
C. Helpful Websites
ξ Alzheimer’s Association
http://www.alz.org
ξ Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center
https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/about-adear-center
ξ American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
http://www.aarp.org/caregiving
ξ ConsultGeriRN
http://www.consultgerirn.org/
ξ ElderWeb
http://www.elderweb.com
ξ Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing
http://www.hartfordign.org/
ξ National Conference of Gerontological Nurse Practitioners: Mental Health Toolkit
https://www.gapna.org/resources/toolkits/toolkit-gerontology-resources-advanced-
practice-nurses
ξ The National Family Caregiver’s Association (NFCA)
http://www.nfcacares.org
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Nursing Practice Guideline At-a-Glance