BPSD: Responding to Behavioural Symptoms of Dementia
This course is part of the Care and Clinical collection. By watching this course you will be able to identify practical approaches that will assist care staff in responding to the behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia. Each person with living with dementia is unique, acknowledging this and their unique needs can lead to the delivery of more effective care – Always remember that when you meet one person with dementia, you have met one person, with dementia. This course is a must watch for those caring for anyone living with dementia.
After watching this course you will be able to:
- Explain why understanding underlying reasons for behaviours is crucial to responding appropriately
- Recognise approaches that can be used in the short term to respond to behaviour that may challenge staff
- Identify how to record and review episodes of behaviour in order to support the development of long term response strategies