By Audrey L. Nelson PhD RN FAAN,Donna L., PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA Algase

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Wandering behaviors are one of the so much widespread, difficult, and unsafe stipulations linked to dementia and a continuous problem in wellbeing and fitness care and the group. Strongly research-based, this ebook provides and analyzes the newest examine on wandering from the scientific, well-being care administration, and coverage literature and gives sensible evaluate and administration instruments. Nurses, physicians, gerontologists and others tackle the variety of wandering behaviors of sufferers with Alzheimer's and different dementias, together with prevention of elopement, getting misplaced, falls, fractures, and the next desire for prolonged nursing domestic or different supervised care which may outcome. The ebook areas detailed emphasis at the tricky and annoying difficulties of day-by-day sufferer care, enhancing defense for people with cognitive impairments, and allowing people with dementia to stay autonomous longer.

This ebook is for all caregivers reason on bettering take care of the approximately five million americans who're at risk.

Key positive factors of this book:

  • Offers useful instruments for measuring and assessing wandering
  • Emphasizes tricky and tense daily difficulties of sufferer care
  • Assesses drugs and nonpharmacological interventions
  • Describes the Alzheimer's Association's secure go backæ Program
  • Weighs environmental layout elements that impact wandering behaviors

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