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.