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Plan Nacional de Demencia (National Dementia Plan)

Gobierno De Chile Ministerio de Salud Country Resources Neurological disorders including dementia Chile 30 October 2017 Policy document Aging, dementia, Older Persons

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Considerando los múltiples desafíos que genera esta enfermedad, su complejidad y las barreras para la atención, el diseño e implementación de Planes de Demencia se convierten en la herramienta más idónea para disminuir su impacto en el conjunto de la sociedad, mejorar la atención y la calidad de vida de las personas que viven con demencia y su entorno próximo. El Plan Nacional materializado en el presente documento es inclusivo y abarca a toda la población.Este documento habla del impacto de demencia en el entorno familiar y social, los factores de riesgo y estrategias preventivas, terapia fïsica como elemento de prevención y tratamiento de demencias y unas recomendaciones para una atención de calidad.

Considering the multiple challenges generated by this disease, its complexity and the barriers to care, the design and implementation of Dementia Plans has become the most suitable tool to reduce its impact on society as a whole, improve care and the quality of life of people living with dementia and their immediate environment. This National Plan is inclusive, covering the entire population, and discusses the impact of dementia on the family and social environment, risk factors and preventive strategies, physical therapy as an element of prevention and treatment of dementia and recommendations for quality care.

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