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The Challenge of Dementia: Managing Activities of Daily Living

Contributor: Charles A. Illian, RN, BSN, CIC

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This SourceBook will teach your aides how to deal positively with the everyday difficulties of managing ADLs and behavior problems in people with Alzheimer's or other dementias. Choose from lesson plans for 6 learning objectives covering:

  • The four main causes of difficult behaviors
  • Problems and interventions for incontinence, bathing, dressing, and eating
  • Dealing with hallucinations, delusions, and suspiciousness or paranoia
  • Dealing with combative or aggressive behavior
  • Interventions for sundowning and inappropriate social or sexual behavior
  • How to help with anxiety and restlessness
  • Interventions for wandering, pillaging, and hoarding
  • How to help with depression and apathy

Pages: 75
Learning Activities/Games: 5
Reproducible Handouts: 25
Transparency Masters: 21

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