Dementia Care: A Handbook for Long-Term Care Dietary Staff
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Adhere to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dementia care initiative to reduce the use of antipsychotic medications in treating residents with dementia. This handbook will help the long-term care dietary staff understand and address the challenging dietary needs of residents with dementia at each stage of the disease’s progression. Dietary staff will benefit from the how-to guidance that breaks down CMS’ initiative, and learn how to provide appropriate and beneficial dietary care to residents.
This book provides:
- Guidance on the use of non-pharmacological methods of reducing dementia-related behaviors
- Tips on providing dietary care to residents with dementia
- Strategies for educating staff to provide assistance and assurance to residents’ family members