People with major Neurocognitive Disorders* (NCDs) usually have problems in the following areas: memory, language, orientation and problem solving skills. As a consequence, they are of higher chance of getting lost on the street. Due to cognitive impairment, they are more vulnerable as they may not even be able to seek help when getting lost. They have difficulties in judging the condition and are more susceptible to lack of food, water, traffic accident, fall and bad weather. Getting lost on the street could result in serious consequence for people with major NCDs. In view of this, here we provide care advice and tips on how to minimize the risk of people with major NCDs from wandering and the strategies for finding them.
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