What finding do you expect from a person with dementia who avoids crowded or cluttered rooms?
What does the communication strategy “tap into residual social skills” mean?
Residual means skills that have not diminished like getting dressed and reading a newspaper. Many people still know how to be a mannerly host or make small talk for a short period. Social skills include putting on a party and everyone likes a party. Residual social skills are the manners you use in a long-term care residence.
What do you expect to find among those with dementia during a time travel experience?
An inability to tell time from a clock or calendar. A tendency to float in and out of present reality. An inability to tell the difference between 10 minutes and 10 hours. A tendency to live in the present and not recognize time passing.
All of the following are internal factors that may affect behavior EXCEPT:
A loud room Frustration Fear Pain
10. Why is it important to understand an individual’s routine?
They help you decide what is best for those with dementia. They help you anticipate an individual’s care needs. They allow you to know what an individual wants to talk about. They show you how to make people predictable.