Many people are suffering from dementia which is a condition that makes the person to undergo memory loss as they also get to lose their thinking skills that impair them from performing the day to day activities as supposed to. For the person that has been diagnosed with this condition, they mostly get to be sad and also to the people that are around them undergo a difficult moment than they thought. The family and friends will be tasked to look after the person who has been diagnosed with these condition since the person will not be in a position to realize what is happening around them. To those taking care of people that have this particular condition, there are things that they should do and there are other things that they should not do.
Since you have a patient that is undergoing this particular condition, then there are things that you should be doing around them as you interact with them from time to time. As you get to engage with them, make sure that you are always calm. As a result of being forced to do something that they do not want, the patients may end up resulting to becoming angry. When the person who is taking care of them forces them to do things like eating or even taking a shower and they do not want, this will make them be angry.
The reason why these people hit or even smack those around them is because they are angry. The way you approach them in this condition determines how they will result in the end. It is highly recommended that you be realistic around these people and get to accept that they are sick and as time goes by they will not heal but get to be worse than before. The family and friends of the person that is undergoing these condition are highly advised to be realistic and also they get to admit about the changes that their loved ones are undergoing and that when time goes by, they will continue to worsen.
You are highly restricted to correct any miss information that the people have and can remember at the moment. Even though the information that these patients will be remembering and speaking of from time to time is not correct, you are not supposed to correct them at all once they start talking of them. As you take care of them, you are not supposed to be frustrated at all. Even when they get to frustrate you as you take care of them, it is not advisable that you get frustrated.