Tag Archives: Functional Analysis (FA)

Exploring the Morality and Efficacy of White Lies and Deception in Dementia Care (MHF)

Summary The Mental Health Foundation (MHF)’s “Dementia: what is truth?” report explores strategies for handling the different realities and beliefs held by persons with dementia. It concludes, perhaps realistically, that judicious use of non-truths and half-truths may be justified if … Continue reading

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Interventions Using Functional Analysis for BPSD (Cochrane Review)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 9, April 2012]. Summary This systematic review examines Functional Analysis (FA) for the management of challenging behaviour in persons displaying behavioural and psychological symptoms … Continue reading

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