Managing Challenging Behaviors: Suspicion

Amanda Denny

Posted by Amanda Denny on March 1, 2017

Our 5-part blog series on managing challenging behaviors continues with another distressing habitude: suspicion. A person with Alzheimer's may become suspicious of those around them, even accusing others of theft, infidelity or other unacceptable behaviors. While accusations can be hurtful, we must always try to remember that the disease is causing these behaviors and to not take offense.

Topics: Dementia Home Care, Challenging Behaviors, Suspicion, Delusions