CNA Care of Cognitively Impaired Residents 2

A good way to reduce confusion or agitation for residents with dementia is

Residents with dementia can have fearful thoughts, such as if anyone is going to help them or if they are going to starve. With a regular schedule, they know what is going to happen next: I wake up, I go to the toilet, I get dressed, I have breakfast, etc. Routines are predictable and reassuring, even if they are boring for the staff.

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