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Describe how to adapt the style of communication to meet the needs, strengths and abilities of an individual with dementia?
Communication Strategies: Helping the Person with Dementia Communicate Self expression is vital to a person well being. [ Make every effort to show interest in what the person with dementia is communicating or attempting to communicate Never interrupt a person who has dementia when he or she is trying to communicate an idea because this distraction may cause them to lose their train of
thought. It may be helpful to supply a word that the person with dementia is struggling to find Eye contact and touch are excellent methods to let person know their thoughts are being heard. Never contradict or argue with a person with dementia because this may lead to a catastrophic reaction such as yelling, crying or striking out. Staff must be sensitive to the limited understand and comprehension of the person Look a the emotional meanings and subtexts behind statements made by person with dementia. As an example, persons waiting for their mothers are most likely feeling lonely, insecure and fearful. ... affects memory, communication ... focuses on the individual's strengths, interests, preferences and particular needs ... [ of Health, dementia is a term used to describe a ... ] ]
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