Communicate with older adults with cognitive decline: Validation for First Responders
Learn how to best approach a person with dementia, quickly build rapport and communicate. This practical workbook guides your self-study, including exercises and self-evaluations, with links to online study materials.
Helping very old, disoriented people in emergency situations can be challenging. Using true stories of every-day situations from police officers, paramedics and firefighters, the author shows how Validation can be an effective tool for communication. Knowing specific techniques for building rapport quickly and communicating effectively with people who have cognitive decline makes the job easier and more satisfying. This tried and tested resource for professionals in the field of geriatric nursing, Validation is now accessible to those trying to save lives.