Considerations for Memory Care Units in Long-term Care Facilities
The first step in caring for people living with dementia in any setting is to understand that changes in behavior (e.g., increased agitation, confusion, sudden sadness) or worsening symptoms of dementia should be evaluated because they can be an indication of worsening stress and anxiety as well as COVID-19 or other infections.
Original Article Source Credits: Centers For Disease Control And Prevention , https://www.cdc.gov/
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Original Article Posted on: May 12, 2020
Link to Original Article: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/memory-care.html