Techniques for validating
You tell her you've got ten minutes to catch the train or you'll be late for work.
Your daughter tells you that there is no train and you've been retired for 10 years; you have no job, but you do have dementia.
In a nutshell, data needs to be validated at the same stage/level where it’s most likely to be erroneous.
If you have a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia, then you know how difficult it can be to communicate with him or her. Maybe there are certain times of the day that are better or worse.
Reawakening a person to the fact that he or she has dementia used to be the social norm, even for caregivers.It was even considered a "gentle reminder" or "correction." However, we know better now.For example, validating email address, or phone numbers is easy.On the other hand, checking different data fields for consistency and accuracy in a master database will be complex.Data validation is the process of checking database to ensure that the information gathered from different data sources is clean, accurate and in a standard format.
Data validation can be simple or complex, depending upon the way it is performed.