Jul 06, 2017

Mundipharma Recognising Pain in People with Dementia Series 1

This will help people understand other causes of pain for people with dementia.

In older people, pain is often unrecognised and undertreated. Certain studies have estimated that between 45% and 80% of residents in aged care facilities have substantial pain that is undertreated.

P.A.I.N – What To Look Out For

For an older person, it can sometimes be difficult to convey they are in pain – especially if their ability to communicate is impaired. However, pain is often hard to hide and there are signs that you can look out for to better understand a person’s condition.

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