I have noticed some changes in the person with dementia's mobility and they are stumbling more. I am afraid that if they fall I won't know how to help them get up. Is there a safe way to help a person with dementia get up off the floor?
When there are changes to mobility due to the disease or past physical injuries or a medical illness the person with dementia may have difficulty getting up if they fall. The brain changes due to the disease also effects their ability to understand instructions like, turn around, bend your knees, lift your foot etc. This video will help you to understand how to best help a person with dementia get up when they fall down.