Understanding Communication in Persons with Dementia
About This Course
One of the most challenging tasks you will face when caring for persons with dementia is managing their behaviors. However, this task can become more manageable if you understand how to communicate with persons with dementia. Effective communication is the key to understanding and managing many of the behaviors a person with dementia exhibits. In this course, you will learn how dementia affects a person’s ability to communicate. Additionally, you will learn how identifying the meaning behind behaviors will help you understand the message a person with dementia is sending. Finally, you will learn the communication techniques you can use to prevent behaviors in persons with dementia.