Difficult dementia behaviours and how to deal with them
posted on December 14, 2017
Among the many difficulties of being a caregiver or relative to someone living with Alzheimer’s or dementia are the behavioural changes that patients begin to exhibit as their disease progresses.
Things like angry outbursts to the slowing down of physical abilities can be very upsetting for the people close to the patient, and therefore developing strategies to help cope with these changes in behaviour is critical to maintaining happiness for all involved.
This resource is for people who are having difficulty dealing with the more difficult behaviours that Alzheimer’s and dementia patients might begin to show and gives tips on how to deescalate conflict and confusion as well as things to keep in mind while dealing with these behaviours.
Click here to access this resource and learn more about what you can do to help ensure a positive experience both for yourself and the person living with Alzheimer’s or dementia.
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