I am noticing some changes in the person with dementia's ability to understand simple instructions. Often when I am attempting to help them in the bathroom the person will not sit down. Is there a strategy to help them understand how to sit down?
Dementia causes changes in the brain in the centres in charge of movement and language. This can cause difficulties as the disease progresses for simple tasks like sitting, getting up from a chair, or using the toilet. This video can help you better understand the strategies needed to help the person with dementia sit down.