Dementia / Alzheimers
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive and degenerative brain disorder that affects memory, thinking, and behaviour. It is the most common cause of dementia, a general term for a decline in cognitive function severe enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer's disease is characterised by the buildup of abnormal protein deposits in the brain, called plaques and tangles, that damage and eventually kill nerve cells. Symptoms of Alzheimer's disease can vary but typically include gradual memory loss, difficulty with language, disorientation, mood and behaviour changes, and loss of motivation. As the disease progresses, individuals with Alzheimer's may have difficulty with daily activities, such as eating, dressing, and communicating. At Patient Handling, we offer a range of products that can assist with a number of these conditions to enable independent living and the best quality care.