8 August 2009

Non-pharmacological management of behaviours

Missing the mark with dementia
Advance: 30 July 2009
Many workers in residential care have to deal with behaviours commonly associated with dementia. Michael C. LaFerney, a psychiatric clinical nurse specialist offers some strategies to deal with challenging behaviours with and without the use of mediation. Behavioyrs covered include: wandering and sexual inappropriateness, weight loss and poor appetite, yelling and repetitive questioning, and hoarding. > read full article

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