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Dementia: Understanding Risks and Preventing Violence

This web book provides a brief overview of dementia and the common causes of aggressive response behaviour, along with suggested interventions. The purpose is to provide some understanding of how clinical care approaches and interventions can prevent or minimize the risk of injury to workers when caring for people with dementia. It also provides the framework for incorporating the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation into clinical care to help eliminate or minimize the risk of worker exposure to violence.

Publication Date: 2014 Asset type: Web book