Care recipient (cr) gets agitated or aggressive at times

Try: Simplify the environment avoid clutter identify situations sounds or patterns that cause aggression and avoid them when possible decrease the number of items placed in front of cr during an activity or at mealtime avoid confusion and hurry avoid overstimulation be alert for a possible illness or pain that may be causing the behavior

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Behavior Challenging, Cognitive Intellectual, Communication, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical, Independence, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Verbal Communication, So-So Verbal Comm, Poor Verbal Comm, Cognitive Awareness, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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References: managing challenging behaviors in people with alzheimer’s by mayo clinic on alzheimer alzheimer’s disease petersen ronald ed 2002 available at www christianacare org

Keywords: Behavior aggression confusion derogatory towards others disinhibited behavior disobedient misbehaves embarrassing public behavior distractibility distracted

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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