Recognise how behaviours related to dementia may arise as a result of unmet needs. Explore how you can help to identify these needs and respond appropriately.
– Describe why each person with dementia is unique and can be affected differently by dementia – Recognise common behavioural and psychological symptoms associated with dementia
– Describe how understanding behaviour as a communication of unmet needs can support appropriate responses
– Explore key strategies that can assist staff to understand behaviours and identify unmet needs