A number of different medications are used to treat psychiatric disorders in Norwegian nursing homes. Even when residents’ symptoms show improvement over time, new research shows that many of them continue to be given the drugs.
Norway is evaluating innovative housing options for dementia sufferers. Perhaps small serviced housing projects and dementia ‘villages’ will provide a more normal life than nursing homes and institutions?
Your suspicions have finally been confirmed. Men forget more than women do. Nine out of ten men have problems with remembering names and dates, according to an analysis of a large Norwegian population-based health study.
A computer screen in the living room can help dementia sufferers to check the time and date and to remember appointments.
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