In the wider context, dementia services need to be considered.
As part of Nana's torment, in a bitterly ironic twist, former Eastender's star Hilda Braid has been taken to a nursing home with suspected dementia.
In addition to physical abnormalities seen in other types of peroxisomal disorders, common symptoms of X-ALD also include behavioral changes such as abnormal withdrawal or aggression, poor memory, dementia, and poor academic performance.
This can in turn lead to brain damage, color blindness, anemia, tremors, confusion and loss of coordination, to name a few possible effects -- which in elderly patients can then be misdiagnosed as Alzheimers disease or senile dementia.
Specialists are needed for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer's and dementia, mental illness, orthopedic rehabilitation, and stroke recovery.Nursing home jobs are available for all levels of nursing as well.