Nutrition Challenges of the Dementia Patient. Nutrition Challenges of the Dementia Patient. Why is this topic important Nutrition Challenges of the aging adult The added challenges with the dx . of dementia Recommendations What is the “state” looking for Hot research topics.
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Stages of dementia
-Too many people -Too much clutter
-Incorrect lighting -Feels rushed
It is important to remember that a person with dementia is still an adult. They are not trying to be difficult. The resident often can not help a behavior and changes are not personal.
What works one day may not work the next.
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