World Alzheimer’s Month – 101 potential causes of behaviour by people living with Dementia that institutional care staff may find challenging

Today’s re-blog as part of World Alzheimer’s Month focuses on an article by Susan Macaulay which comments on 101 potential causes of behaviour by people living with Dementia that institutional care staff may find challenging.

“While researching my second JAMDA article, I came across a relatively recent paper by Dr. Jiska Cohen-Mansfield on the causes of discomfort in people who live with dementia in long-term care facilities. Cohen-Mansfield and her team developed a Sources of Discomfort Scale (SODS), as part of a larger study for the “Treatment Routes for Exploring Agitation” (TREA).”

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