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Producer: Terra Nova Films for American Journal of Nursing
Release Date: 2009
Item Code: AJ/W
Format: DVD
Running Time: 42 minutes

Wandering in Hospitalized: Older Adults with Dementia

This DVD shows caregiver staff how to integrate best practices in the prevention of wandering and elopement, specifically in older adults with dementia. Potential triggers for these behaviors are outlined, along with proper screening of patients for risk factors. Emphasis is placed on preventive aids to reduce wandering, and the importance of understanding why patients tend to wander. The DVD provides an informative discussion on staff awareness of relevant security and HIPAA policies,if an elopement should occur. (Part of a 28-DVD training series).

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