Dementia Pathways. For Primary Care in ireland

Involving members of Primary Care Team

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Consider involving other members of the primary care team in the management of this patient

  • Public Health Nurse - access to home-help, meals on wheels, day-care centre, access to respite care
  • Physiotherapy - falls risk assessment, mobility assessment, mobility aids
  • Occupational Therapist - assessment of the home, aids and appliances, assistive technologies
  • Speech & Language Therapist – communication advice, swallow assessment
  • Social Worker – rights, entitlements
  • Community Psychologist – counselling, support family carer
  • Community Pharmacist – medication management, dispensing