This program will present:
USE EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION SKILLS
What was going on in this scene?
Choice A: Robert wanted to do his own care, but he could not remember how to brush his teeth, is a good answer. This is an example of apraxia.
Choice B: Robert could not distinguish between a toothbrush and a hairbrush, is also a good answer.
Choice C: Mary hurt Robert’s feelings by scolding him, is also a correct answer. People with dementia are more sensitive to scolding Choice D: All of the above, is the best answer.
Catherine M. Harris, PhD, RNCS.
Mindy J. Kim-Miller, MD, PhD
Select the best answers from the list of choices following each question.
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Which of the following statements about caregiving is NOT true?
Which of the following statements about assisting someone with dressing is true?
What can caregivers do to improve the quality of their caregiving?
Which of the following is a recommended strategy for assisting someone with dressing?
Which of the following statements is true for someone with dementia?
What is an effective strategy for dealing with people who dress inappropriately?
In order to promote autonomy, caregivers should offer choices and encourage those with dementia to do as much as safely possible.