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ACOVE 3: Dementia and Aging Quality Indicators. Out-Patient:. In-Patient:. IF a VE has a diagnosed dementia, Depression Screening IF a VE with dementia has a caregiver… Caregiver Support and Patient Safety Information IF a VE with dementia is physically restrained in the hospital…

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Acove 3 dementia and aging quality indicators

ACOVE 3: Dementia and AgingQuality Indicators

Out-Patient:

In-Patient:

IF a VE has a diagnosed dementia,

Depression Screening

IF a VE with dementia has a caregiver…

Caregiver Support and Patient Safety Information

IF a VE with dementia is physically restrained in the hospital…

Safety concerns justifying the use of restraints should be documented in the medical record and communicated to the patient, caregiver, or guardian.

  • If new to a primary care practice or inpatient service…

    • Cognitive and Functional Screening

    • Annual evaluation for changes in memory and function.

  • IF screens positive for dementia…

    • Clinical Cognitive Evaluation

    • IF screens positive for dementia…

      • Medication Review

  • IF newly diagnosed with dementia…

    • Neurological Examination

  • IF newly diagnosed with dementia…

    • Laboratory Testing


  • Acove 3 dementia learning objectives the 3 d s dementia depression delirium

    ACOVE 3 DementiaLearning Objectives:The 3 D’s: Dementia – Depression – Delirium

    • Differentiate Dementia from Delirium

    • Learn the testing characteristics of the Mini-Cog and PHQ2 screens

    • Understand the importance of depression screening for demented patients

    • Differentiate different types of dementia

    • Recognize secondary causes of dementia

    • Learn strategies of managing behavioral symptoms


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