What are some quick tips when providing care to someone with dementia?
Approach from the front.
Minimize distractions. Background noise, bright lights.
Introduce yourself: name, profession, and the task you are there to complete.
Speak clearly with a friendly tone.
Use simple statements or questions.
Be at the same physical level as the person.
Make appropriate eye contact.
Allow the person time to comprehend and answer.
Do not argue or correct.