Christina Foy

Project Title: An Examination of the Role of Professionals in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

Name: Christina Foy

Supervisor: Dr. Mark Taylor

Abstract:

The aim of my study is:

ü  To Provide an in-depth account of how Alzheimer’s Disease is Diagnosed and Treated in the West of Ireland

The objectives of my research are:

ü  To Fully Understand the Role of Each Professional in making a Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

ü  To gain an insight into the level of Support and Treatment Available to Alzheimer Patients and their Families in the West of Ireland

ü  To examine how the Diagnosis, Treatment and Support could be Enhanced for Alzheimer Patients and their Families in the West of Ireland.