Specifications

Fashion Pullover Short Painted Block Neck Sleeve 3D Color Hot Round Tee OFqdCz

Advice from Our Dementia Care Team to Help Your Loved One Feel Comfortable

In caring for a loved one with dementia, an in-home caregiver should be prepared for possible catastrophic reactions. Our team of experts from Homewatch CareGivers® offers tips on how to best do that.

A catastrophic reaction is an excessive reaction to something that may seem inconsequential to the in-home caregiver. The cause of a catastrophic reaction can be a number of things—the person with dementia simply may not be feeling well or might be feeling rushed and confused. Sometimes the catastrophic reaction may be the result of many small things throughout the day, such as series of minor moments of confusion, correction, or anger that explode late in the day.

Although it might feel natural to defend one’s action or even argue, the best thing for the in-home caregiver to do in response to a catastrophic reaction is to stay calm and be reassuring. Rather than point out the facts of the matter, simply tell your loved one that you are listening and validate their feelings.

Tips for avoiding a catastrophic reaction include:

  • Color Fashion Block Sleeve Painted Hot Tee 3D Round Short Pullover Neck Block Hot Color Short Pullover Tee 3D Sleeve Round Neck Fashion Painted Sticking to a predictable daily routine. Changes can make the person with dementia feel overwhelmed.
  • Sleeve Color Fashion Tee Round Short 3D Painted Neck Hot Block Pullover Avoiding rushed situations. When you are rushing, there is anxiety and this can lead to a catastrophic reaction as the person tries to figure out their next step.
  • Cut back on television viewing. The fast-paced visual images and loud sounds can overwhelm someone with dementia.
  • Remain calm and comforting and never raise your voice or argue. You are the role model for your loved one.
  • Never scold or make the person feel bad for their actions. Managing your own behavior can change the outcome of an interaction.

Contact our caregiver agency to learn more about how to help your loved one avoid catastrophic reactions.

Factory J Promotion Promotion Crew Factory Store Promotion J Crew J Store Crew Promotion Factory Store J wRwqIT
Fashion Pullover Short Painted Block Neck Sleeve 3D Color Hot Round Tee OFqdCz Fashion Pullover Short Painted Block Neck Sleeve 3D Color Hot Round Tee OFqdCz Fashion Pullover Short Painted Block Neck Sleeve 3D Color Hot Round Tee OFqdCz Fashion Pullover Short Painted Block Neck Sleeve 3D Color Hot Round Tee OFqdCz
Hudson Hudson Promotion Hudson Hudson Promotion Promotion Jeans Jeans Promotion Jeans Jeans 4Z7EU0Promotion Gap Promotion Gap Gap Promotion Oqwp8xWnZB