Video Tips: How to Redirect and Distract Dementia Patients

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When someone suffering from dementia forgets something they’re supposed to do or thinks they’re still living in the past, it can be tempting to try to orient them to reality, argue, or reason with them.

Brain change experts advocate that it can be far more effective to simply go along with the delusion while calmly and gently redirecting the individual into doing what is supposed to be done.

Click here or on the video above to learn more about why this strategy is so effective!