Ever Try Lavender Baths for Disruptive Behaviors?

Ever Try Lavender Baths for Disruptive Behaviors?-centre-motessori-alzheimer

  When it takes three experienced staff members to convince, cajole, and physically coax a resident to take a bath, you know something is not right. You just know there has to be a better way. After several traumatic bathing sessions with Mrs. Delaney*, the staff and management realized they needed a different approach, so they sought…

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Life History Matters

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  André, a new resident at an assisted living home in Quebec, was lonely and unhappy due to the loss of his wife and difficulties caused by Parkinson’s disease. During a casual visit with André, a staff member asked him about his past. She encouraged him to share his life history. As you’ll see, her interest in André’s…

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