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4.2 outline the impact that the attitudes and behaviours of others may have on an individual with dementia
Having a daily routine may help. Calmly reassuring and giving cues to orient the person who has dementia is also helpful in the evening and closer to bedtime. [ Try to keep them going to bed at the same time every night. [ Doing calm activities at the end of the day and before bedtime may help the person with dementia sleep better at night. If they are active during the day, these calm
activities can make them tired and more able to sleep. Avoid loud noises and activity in the home at night, so the person does not wake up once they are asleep. Do NOT restrain a person with dementia when they are in bed. If you are using a hospital bed that has guard rails in the home, putting the rails up may help keep the person from wandering at night. Always talk with the doctor before giving the patient store-bought sleep medicines. Many sleep aids can make confusion worse. ] ]
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Weegy: Having a daily routine may help. Calmly reassuring and giving cues to orient the person who has dementia is also helpful in the evening and closer to bedtime. [ Try to keep them going to bed at the same time every night. [ Doing calm activities at the end of the day and before bedtime may help the person with dementia sleep better at night. If they are active during the day, these calm activities can make them tired and more able to sleep. Avoid loud noises and activity in the home at night, so the person does not wake up once they are asleep. Do NOT restrain a person with dementia when they are in bed. If you are using a hospital bed that has guard rails in the home, putting the rails up may help keep the person from wandering at night. Always talk with the doctor before giving the patient store-bought sleep medicines. Many sleep aids can make confusion worse. ] ]
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User: 3.2 describe the likely signs and symptoms of the most common causes of dementia

Weegy: The first sign of dementia is usually loss of short-term memory. [ Other symptoms and signs are as follows: Word-finding difficulty, Forgetting names, appointments, or whether or not the person has done something; Difficulty performing familiar tasks, Personality changes, Uncharacteristic behavior, Mood swings, Poor judgment, Confusion, disorientation in unfamiliar surroundings. ]
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