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July 25 2022
Here we see an obviously distress woman whose body language is communicating her need to go to the toilet.
Key action points
People living with dementia in latter stages use body language and behaviours to express themselves
Needing to go to the toilet is typically presented as clutching at clothes and trying to stand up
All actions invariably are expressions of unmet needs
It’s all about the pad 2
He’s got a buzzer
Deliberate? I don’t think so
A quick wash
How not to ask a question
Improving the quality and humanity of hospital care for people living with dementia.