Behaviour Management and BPSD

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The following tips will provide carers with a foundational understanding of behaviour management to ensure their clients receive effective person-centred care when displaying behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD).

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Challenging behaviours are a common symptom of many conditions, such as intellectual disability, autism and dementia. When poorly managed, these behaviours can have far-reaching effects, including distress for the client, disruptions to the lives and comfort of other clients, and added stress and workloads for healthcare workers.


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Sera Woonton
27 Jul 2021
Always happy to learn new skills and enforcing old skills learned.
Rosa Carneiro
16 Jun 2020
Very informative with a good mnemonic.
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Ann Cook
06 Jun 2020
Excellent new knowledge and different approach which i will put into practice
Ritah Nakawunde
08 Jun 2021
existing knwoledge have been re enforced
Alison Haig
07 Jun 2020
Quick, practical and easy to understand bite size piece of information to keep interactions with ill patients kind, safe and relevant.
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Jodie Holdcroft
03 Mar 2022
Excellent information and reminders
Buenavides David
06 Jun 2020
Informative source and reliable supporting evidences were provided
08 Jun 2020
Very good resource to ensure all avenues of behavioural management are considered and appropriate care is delivered to patients with dementia
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Alexander Atipen
29 May 2020
Very informative, relevant and the techniques I learned have given me the skills and knowledge to adapt to challenging behaviors among dementia patients.
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