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Duncanville Senior Home Healthcare | Duncanville chiropractic care | TX | Communicating with Difficult Behavior

Caregivers Connection 4U, LLC

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Areas covered: Dallas, Ft. Worth, Denton, San Antonio, and Houston
Communicating with Difficult Behavior
 

DEALING WITH DIFFICULT BEHAVIOR

Someone displaying difficult behavior could be a variety of reasons.  When difficult behavior is exhibited some suggestions are:

  • Find out what is causing the behavior
                  If so, see if there is a medical cause.  Is there treatment?
  • If the behavior is caused by dementia or mental illness, don't confront VALIDATE the feeling, if not the content
  •               Is it a recent behavior?

 

  • Redirect someone who is getting agitated
  • Eliminate distractions
  • Don't take the behavior personally if it is related to a disease process.  Often care receivers lash out most at those they trust the most.  They know that certain caregivers will take abuse and still be there.

 

  • Use "I" Messages

 

 

RESPOND, DON'T REACT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
Duncanville Senior Home Healthcare. Caregivers Connection 4U provides Companionship, Personal Care, Geriatric Care Management, Home Care, Elder Care , Senior Housing, Caregivers to the following locations: Cedar Hill, TX, Grand Prairie, TX, Waxahachie, TX, surrounding areas. Geriatric Care Managing (Aging Life Care Specialist) and Senior Housing Choices 4U provides consulting in Dallas & Ft. Worth and surrounding areas, also San Antonio and Austin.