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Interacting With Dementia Patients At Yong Eng Care Centre

“Dementia is not just about poor memory. It leads to poor cognitive ability and a great increase in reliance on others.”

By: Herman Phua Wei Heng, Daryl Christian Tang Jun Kai, Naresh Nehru, Chong Ee Herng, Jothimani Sivasankari Vishal, Joshua Lee Ze Quan, Julian Tan Jin Yong, Nathan Choo Zi Xu, Ng Kang Qi, Andrew Chew Wai Kiat, Yong Yi-Tze Elliot

Inspire greater tolerance for patients diagnosed with dementia.

Dementia is a condition which affects people mentally and emotionally; patients have difficulties expressing themselves, which causes misunderstandings.

Yong En Care Centre’s Dementia Day Care Service (DDCS) in Chinatown.

Interacting with 40 residents, they found that patience is key in engaging dementia patients.

Conducted a series of activities to encourage care and kindness for people diagnosed with dementia.