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Karen - receiving a diagnosis of dementia
This case study is about a lady called Karen, who is supported by MacIntyre at a Registered Care service.
Alongside being born with Down’s Syndrome, Karen was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease in 2014. Since Karen’s diagnosis, staff have done their utmost to provide the best possible support for Karen.
In this case study you will find:
background information about Karen
history of Karen's healthcase
a summary of the concerns leading up to Karen’s diagnosis
timescale of Karen's diagnosis
reflection on what worked and what didn't work
what has happened since Karen’s dementia diagnosis