How do you care for a resident with demanding behavioral needs

How do you care for a resident with demanding behavioral needs

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How do you care for a resident with demanding behavioral needs? There are many situations that may cause a resident to behave in a difficult manner and it is important to try to figure out why they may be behaving that way. Sometimes difficult behaviors are associated with dementia while other times it may be due to changes in their lives or sometimes to changes in their bodies, such as an infection. At times, a resident’s behavior may upset other people. Some of these behaviors include: repeating words, sounds or actions; wandering into rooms or outdoors; taking other residents' belongings; becoming angry and striking out; talking nonsense and laughing when it is not suitable; constantly repeating questions; not responding to directions or doing the opposite of what a person asks them to do; and other inappropriate behavior (e.g. urinating on the floor). If a behavior appears to be occurring on a regular basis, you should document in
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2010 for the course ACCOUNTING acct 4360 taught by Professor Robert during the Spring '10 term at DeVry Colorado Springs.

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