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Behaviour

Providing One-to-One Care for the Person Living with Dementia

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The benefits of a one-to-one care partner, what changes in behaviour may benefit from one-to-one care and what to consider when implementing this intervention.

Implementing a one-to-one care partner has often been used as a preventative measure to sending someone to hospital and as an alternative to medication to reduce the impact of behaviours and psychological symptoms of dementia.

When someone living with dementia is experiencing high levels of stress or distress, they may present with particular behaviours that could increase the risk of harm to themselves or others. At these times, implementing one-to-one care, where a care partner can spend time with the person could have potential benefits.

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