VickyRN has 16 years experience as a MSN, DNP, RN and specializes in Gerontological, cardiac, med-surg, peds.
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In this blog entry we discuss the Dementia Try This Series, twelve distinct tools that can be used in the assessment of older adults with dementia. People with dementia have complex physiological and psychological needs, including personal care, comfort, safety, regular exercise, social and emotional support, mental stimulation, and a structured, predictable routine. This series offers practical guidance to effectively care for older adults with dementia.