Changing Antipsychotic Thinking (CAT) Tip #4
To reduce resident and care partner distress, take the time to examine and modify the bathing routine to best accommodate the wishes of each person. Learn how to effectively communicate, build a relationship, and meet the needs of persons with dementia during the bathing process. Visit http://primaris.org/tool/cat-bath. The Missouri Local Area Network for Excellence (MOLANE) is the state coalition for Advancing Excellence.
The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) – Greater St. Louis Chapter’s quarterly newsletter LiNK, November 2013, is now available. Please visit http://stlapda.org/.