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  • 27 January 2022
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Managing Symptoms of Terminal Agitation

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When a person living with dementia is nearing the end of their life, they may experience changes in behaviour. This helpsheet may be useful once it has been medically confirmed that the person with dementia is in the process of dying.
Known as terminal agitation, the behaviours may include disorientation, increased confusion, verbal and/or physical aggression, restlessness, agitation and perceptual disturbance (seeing or hearing things).
 
 

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  • 27 January 2022
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