Preventing Dementia Behaviors Part I

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Jan 12, 2023 - 1:46pm CST

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This presentation (1:01:34 minutes) by Aida Wen discusses non-medication strategies for preventing dementia behaviors. Topics discussed include: (1) Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs; (2) practical approaches (connect in 3 ways; ABC approach; and 3 P's); (3) addressing physical needs; (4) addressing safety needs; and (5) discuss challenging scenarios. Slides are available for download. (Presentation starts at 3:11 minutes.)

Source: John A. Burns School of Medicine, 2021.

Aida Wen
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