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Management of Dementia Related Behaviors | South Central MIRECC

cover of the management of dementia related behaviors manual

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Dementia related behaviors include wandering, impulsivity, problems with sleep and appetite, feelings of depression, suicidal thoughts, and many others. These brochures help caregivers and providers identify and manage dementia related behaviors.

  • Caregiver brochure defines dementia related behaviors, describes causes and treatments for these behaviors, and lists tips and services to encourage caregiver wellness.
  • Provider brochure is available in pocket and letter sizes and describes evaluation, contributing factors, and pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of dementia related behaviors.
  • Both brochures highlight resources for support.
  • Published 2020

 

Developed By

Ashley Woolbert, MD, Karen Duong, DO, Robert Garrett, MD, Leon Gu, and Esteban Garcia.

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Last updated: December 17, 2020