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What effect can negative attitudes have a person with dementia?
If you are caring for a service user with dementia, you may sometimes find as dementia develops, it can cause behaviours changes that can be confusing, irritating or difficult for others to deal with, leaving carers, [ partners and family members feeling stressed, irritable or helpless. By learning to understand the meaning behind the actions, it can be easier to stay calm and deal effectively
with the challenges that arise. Each service user is an individual, with their own preferences and character traits. However, certain forms of behaviours are particularly common in service users with dementia. If the service user you are caring for has difficulty expressing him or herself in words, the unusual behaviours may become more extreme. By working out what each behaviours means, and finding ways to overcome the problem, the situation can become more manageable. ]
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User: What effect can negative attitudes have a person with dementia?

Weegy: If you are caring for a service user with dementia, you may sometimes find as dementia develops, it can cause behaviours changes that can be confusing, irritating or difficult for others to deal with, leaving carers, [ partners and family members feeling stressed, irritable or helpless. By learning to understand the meaning behind the actions, it can be easier to stay calm and deal effectively with the challenges that arise. Each service user is an individual, with their own preferences and character traits. However, certain forms of behaviours are particularly common in service users with dementia. If the service user you are caring for has difficulty expressing him or herself in words, the unusual behaviours may become more extreme. By working out what each behaviours means, and finding ways to overcome the problem, the situation can become more manageable. ]
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Weegy: It has long been recognised that the attitudes, skills and knowledge of staff working with people with dementia have the potential to influence the person’s well-being, quality of life and function. [ Training is often seen as the means by which changes in quality of care can be pursued, and there are an increasing number of opportunities for staff in dementia care to attend training courses, external and in-house, and to achieve an accredited level of competence in care under the vocational qualification framework. ]
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