| Published: December 25, 2015
Challenges of Care giving Alzheimer’s Patients
The present review paper attempts to present the challenges faced by the caregivers when they assume care giving responsibilities for person/s affected with Alzheimer’s. The experiences in the context of care are not limited with physical and psychological domains alone. Rather care giving for Alzheimer’s involves increased risk of mental, emotional and economic problems as well as due to consequences of care giving that accompanies due to handling such a role. Ultimately the quality of care received by the person with Alzheimer’s and the quality of life of the caregiver becomes imbalance/impaired. Successful execution of the role in care giving brings harmony/balance in life between them in all dimensions of health which is highly essential. Therefore it demands the professionals to help the caregivers to understand about Alzheimer’s disease condition and to handle them based on felt- need to render the best care.
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© 2015 I Vijayalakshmi k, V Murthy
Received: October 30, 2015; Revision Received: November 18, 2015; Accepted: December 25, 2015
Published in Volume 03, Issue 1, October-December, 2015