Dementia Perks

Posted Oct 11th, 2019 in Caring for Others, Planning Ahead

How learned helplessness can get in the way.

Do we sometimes allow people living with dementia to be incapable when they are actually capable?

Dr. Didyk talks about the importance of avoiding "learned helplessness" and encouraging autonomy as long as it is safe and reasonable to do so.

Book mentioned: Green, John. "The fault in our stars". Dutton books, 2012., ISBN: 0-525-47881-7


Post a Comment