Solutions for Safer Environments

Solutions for Safer Environments- When healthcare employees and personal caregivers learn disruptive behavior solutions for safer environments, everyone benefits. When they truly understand what is behind disruptive behaviors and have learned how to diffuse them, it’s a win-win all around. The 5 Beneficiaries: Persons with dementia are the primary beneficiaries. When healthcare employees understand how…

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Accepting the New Reality

Accepting the new reality will help to preserve harmony in relationships affected by dementia. Mrs. Duchesne* is in the moderate stage of Alzheimer’s and behaves in a somewhat controlling manner, insisting she can do things that she really shouldn’t be doing. Her husband tries to intervene, but she is adamant. She defiantly declares, “Yes, I…

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