DEMENTIA: DE-ESCALATION STRATEGIES
As symptoms progress, a person living with dementia may find it increasingly difficult to express their needs. Changes in behaviour can occur as a way of communicating these needs. This course explores how to respond appropriately to agitated behaviour and de-escalate the situation when there are safety concerns.
After completing this course, participants should be able to:
- Describe potential causes and triggers of changes in behaviour
- Respond appropriately to agitated behaviour
- Identify when and how to de-escalate the situation when there are safety concerns
Who is this course appropriate for:
This course is appropriate for all staff.
Continuing Professional Development Hours:
CPD: This course is worth 0.25 Continuing Professional Development hours.
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