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Psicoeducacionais sessions inform on particularitities of the illness, typical symptoms and waited course. nal Medicine. These interventions of structuralized character focam abilities specific of the cuidadores, they assist in the administration of the riots of the behavior of the patient and stimulate the cuidadores to make pleasant activities. The psicoeducacionais interventions in cuidadores can benefit them through a reduction of the resultant impact of the learning of strategies of management of psychological and mannering symptoms and of the development of abilities of communication with the patient (Dunkin, 1998; Haley, 1997; Smokvino, 1990). Daniel Amen). 4.0. Enfermeiros and Cuidadores The informal cuidadores have suggestive expectations of a reflection around the practical ones of relative cares of nursing to the informal assistance of a sick person with Alzheimer. The expectation seems to be present the necessity to be considered white of the installment of cares what it strengthens the idea of that the process to take care of of a sick person of Alzheimer causes a physical requirement, mental and social. Thus, to take care of of the cuidadores becomes a necessity to guarantee the quality of life of the cuidadores and sick people.

They enhance the necessity of bigger information/education on the illness and its evolution so that they can know and be prepared to face the reality. The substitution of the cuidador is another expectation pointed to give chance to the cuidador to carry through pauses in the installment of cares and to usufruct of time with respect to itself and the family. ' ' pausas' ' in the cares they play a crucial role in the reduction of the overload of the cuidador. The necessity of support and accompaniment for the cuidadores is of basic importance and the professional prepared for that is the nurse a professional capable to hear and to understand the lived deeply feelings, what it makes with that the nurse can assume itself as insider of these cuidadores (Simes, 1994).

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