Occupational therapy may benefit dementia patients

09/9/2013 | HealthDay News · HealthDay News

Occupational therapist Teepa Snow says a potential obstacle when dealing with dementia patients is a "resistance to care," so she helps caregivers avoid arguments over who is in charge. Snow says patients may benefit from occupational therapy techniques, and if caregivers understand how dementia changes the human brain, it makes it easier to make environmental changes that help loved ones safely do activities they enjoy.

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