Updated: Feb 11, 2022
It is important for anyone who is providing care for a person suffering from dementia to understand how it affects the brain. This will allow you to see why the person may be acting. or responding in a certain way. One problem that many caregivers experience is the lack of understanding about how to handle the various behaviors that can present itself while providing care. How does one address the behaviors associated with dementia? "Redirect & THINK OUTSIDE OF THE BOX." Here is a little secret, get to know the person who is suffering from dementia. This will allow you to be more creative in redirecting and thinking outside of the box.
(Written by Tamaria Smith-Gillespie)