ACL and NADRC Issue Brief (2015): Responding to the Wandering and Exit-seeking Behaviors of People with Dementia (PDF)

ACL Issue Brief (2015):
Responding to the Wandering and Exit-seeking Behaviors of People with Dementia

Discusses person-centered approaches to meeting people’s needs and evidence about the effectiveness of person-centered services for people with dementia.

Summarizes evidence and practice recommendations related to implementing person-centered care in the context of responding to wandering and exit-seeking behaviors.

Provides an appendix with techniques that Administration for Community Living (ACL) dementia grantees know about or have used to address wandering concerns.

Also: Behavior: symptom, symptoms, mechanisms, moderate, early-stage, late-stage, non-pharmacological, non-pharmacologic