You are working as a project team member in a public health unit (PHU) and the manager of the PHU has asked you to participate in a review of the organisation’s approach to informing the public about assessing the signs of early onset cognitive decline or dementia.
Your task is to carry out a survey of relevant contemporary and seminal literature on cognitive decline or dementia to inform the review.
The total length of your assignment is to be approx. 1200 words and require Harvard referencing.
Areas of reflection may include:
Recognizing the early signs of dementia
The process of diagnosing dementia
Most affected cognitive functions
How to distinguish between dementia and delirium