Shifting Focus: a guide to understanding dementia behaviour
Shifting Focus is a tool to help family and friends of people with dementia manage difficult behaviours. It includes:
- An introduction to dementia and its effects on the brain
- What responsive behaviours are and things to keep in mind when addressing them
- Specific scenarios involving responsible behaviours and what to do/not do when addressing them
- A few other sections relevant to issues care partners are confronted with, such as working with the staff and planning a meaningful for visit
This page is still under construction with more content to come.
The long version of Shfiting Focus: a guide to understanding dementia behaviour is now available for download.
Last Updated: 10/15/13