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Friday, May 17, 2013

How Would I Know? What Can I Do? How to Help someone with Dementia who is in Pain or Distress

Created by the National Council for Palliative Care , the How Would I Know? What Can I do? pamphlet gives tips and advice to caregivers and health care professionals when dealing with dementia patients who are in pain or distress and become agitated or angry.  The leaflet is a quick reference guide that includes tips that will help the caregiver remain calm and provide support for the patient.  It also gives advice as to why the person might be in pain, and how to solve it.  Similar tips and advice are given to health care professionals.

To access a copy, please click here.

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