All non-pharmacological approaches to behavioural symptoms of dementia should be considered in a person-centred framework.
It is important to maintain Dr Zheng’s comfort, security, connection to others, acceptance within his family and community and participation in activities that are meaningful. Click to find the advice given to the Zheng's regarding caring for Dr Zheng in the context of his challenging behaviours.
As a family, the Zhengs will all start working on a “This is Your Life” book, to help Dr Zheng remember all the things that have happened to him throughout his life in China and in Australia. He will be encouraged to have as much input into this book as possible.