World Alzheimer’s Month – The Broken Lens of BPSD: Why We Need to Rethink the Way We Label the Behaviour of People who Live with Alzheimer’s Disease

Today’s re-blog as part of World Alzheimer’s Month focuses on an article by Susan Macaulay which comments on why we need to rethink the way we label the behaviour of people who live with Alzheimer’s disease.

The article states

“It’s time to reframe behavioural expressions in ways that enable us to identify their root causes and, in turn, inform improved efforts to implement humane, personalized, and effective approaches for the care of PLWD. Seniors with dementia need to be better understood and compassionately cared for, not drugged and managed to fit the constraints of a broken system.”

The broken lens of BPSD: why we need to rethink the way we label the behaviour of people who live with Alzheimer’s disease

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