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TwilightGardener Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-26-10 10:18 AM
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35. Lots of elderly dementia patients do and say all sorts of things
that they wouldn't have in their healthier years--they are not themselves anymore, lack the ability to reason or to remain socially appropriate. I have worked in nursing homes, people can't take it personally when patients act like this. Best to just accomodate them, if possible--especially if they are going to become agitated or abusive.
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