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Top 5 tips: Behavioural changes in AD

Old lady looking lost

Top 5 tips for managing behavioural changes in those with Alzheimer’s:

  1. Provide a calm and familiar environment in which they feel safe and comfortable

  2. Help anticipate needs and expectations via a daily routine, with similar meal, exercise and sleep times

  3. Include exercise and activities every day to stimulate and support health and wellbeing

  4. Avoid using physical contact to control challenging behaviours

  5. Refrain from getting angry or punishing for unusual or unexpected behaviour (it is not deliberate!)


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