Alzheimer's Disease Key Interventions

by Cathy Parkes November 20, 2020

Key nursing interventions for patients with Alzheimer's Disease: Provide frequent reorientation; Provide consistency with caretakers; Keep communication short, simple, and clear.

Key nursing interventions for patients with Alzheimer's Disease:
  • Provide frequent reorientation.
  • Provide consistency with caretakers.
  • Keep communication short, simple, and clear.


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