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NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 0:00 Good afternoon.IS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 0:01 Good afternoon,NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 0:03 Mr. Gomez. I'm one of the health nurses working in this health clinics. May I know your name?IS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 0:12 My name is Shiva.NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 0:15 Okay, Shiva. So, do you have any concerns regarding your motherIS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 0:21 a year sister Ashley, the doctor has told me that she was diagnosed with dementia. I don't know anything about this condition and I don't know what are the challenges I need to face while I take care of my mother.NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 0:35 Okay,thank you for seeking medical attention advice shape. First of all, I'm very, very glad that you want to take care of your mother. So, there will be a lot of challenges which are which are waiting for you while you take care of your mother because dementia has a variety of difficulties for the patient. So, the word is going to take care of the patient, we have a lot of challenges. But you know, they are not a difficult task, it is very easily manageable. If you follow my suggestions and advice, you will be able to manage your mother very well. Amy Shiva,IS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 1:16 yes.NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 1:18 Well, first of all, let me tell you some precautionary measures to be taken for your mother because she may be wandered inside the house or outside the house due to lack of memory and lack of knowing this situation or place. So in order to avoid that you can enable a GPS watch for her. Secondly, you can have an ID Nicholas, where her name and you know, undress, which is displayed all over it and provide some home security measures like side rails and door lock door and these kinds of things can be done for you or for your mother because as a precautionary measure.IS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 2:09 Yesterday I understood but I'm just concerned whether I'm able to manage or not. But sister could you please explain me what are the behavioral changes I should expect from my mother?NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 2:22 That's a good question from your side you know or your mother might have both you know, she might be depressed or she might be suspicious or agitated for no reason. So you need to be patient with her you need to be optimistic with her and so she may have you know her no control over her bladder and power and you could feel a lot of mood changes in her character. So, if you accept all these things in a positive way, you can easily manage your mother very well.That sounds IS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 3:02 right sounds good sister.NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 3:04 Okay and if you want to know about the medications, just give her medication in time and provide her proper care you know, these are the things which needs for her in a better way. And also your cooperation is very important.IS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 3:24 Okay.NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 3:26 Shiva, I would like to give a leaflet to you where a lot of informations are provided, when you get time please go through it and you will find a lot of things which you need to do at home while you take care of a dementia mother. Like how to pay her for how to offer her phone and let her participate in some activities at home. And also to a knowing proof her memory and all if you give her some familiar things when she was like earlier involved in this lift, lift, you may go through it and apply it in your life too. So it will be beneficial for you. IS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 4:12 Okay.NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 4:14 Do we have any other concerns ShivaIS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 4:16 no more concern sister.NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 4:19 Thank you. I hope I have clarified your doubts and you will be feeling much less anxiety to take care of your mother as a responsible daughter. IS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 4:29 Okay.NS NURSE SIBY THOMAS 4:31 Thank you for listening to me Shiva. Have a nice day.IS INTERLOCUTOR SHEBA KURIAN 4:34 Thank you so much.