Recognition of Dementia in Hospitalized Older Adults
The prevalence of dementia among hospitalized older adults is estimated at about 25%, with the dementia often going undetected during a hospital stay. This DVD shows how use the Recognition of Dementia in Hospitalized Older Adults screening tool to identify any signs of dementia. Care providers will also learn how to recognize behavior triggers, how to address risks associated with dementia, and how to formulate an ongoing plan of care. (Part of a 28-DVD training series).