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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
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