Session Tag: identify security risks

Session 6: Safety precautions

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this session you should be able to:  

  • You should be able to implement safety measures in daily life 
  • You should be able to identify security risks for the client 
  • You should be able to point out security risks to the client 


People with dementia may have difficulty dealing with everyday objects that may even pose a threat to their safety. They may forget certain precautions or misinterpret certain signals. Their senses may be altered – vision, hearing, temperature sensation or depth perception may be impaired. 

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