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Reinforcement and Dementia Care

Posted Feb 17 2010 5:28am


People with dementia struggle, at times painfully, to be a part of the world around them. Positive tone of voice, positive touch, offered often and sincerely, will make the difference in an environment rich in love and support.....
By P.K. Beville


Everyone loves a good pat on the back or acknowledgment of a job well done. In fact, most people like to be around others who are generous in their support of us. Positive Reinforcement is a behavior management technique used to encourage a desired response or performance. It affects our mood and resulting behavior.
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