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Creating Effective Systems to Manage Wandering Behavior

INTRODUCTION In early 2004, a cognitively impaired nursing home resident accessed a remote doorway in the facility and found herself on the roof.

W andering & the Alzheimer's Patient

O ne of the most dangerous behaviors associated with Alzheimer's disease is wandering. An Alzheimer's patient who wanders outside alone can easily become lost, confused, injured, and, in harsh weather, even die from exposure.

Wandering Behavior: Causes and Solutions

CareGiver Connection Alzheimer's Association - Capital of Texas Chapter May 2008 Wandering Behavior: Causes and Solutions As many as 60% of the 5.1 million Americans with Alzheimer's disease will display wandering behaviors at some point in the disease process.

A novel system of electronic tagging in patients with ...

patients with dementia and wandering FRANK MISKELLY Department of Medicine for the Elderly, Charing Cross Hospital, Fulham Palace Road, London W6 8RF, UK.

'Ūlili or Wandering Tattler

Hawaii's Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy October 1, 2005 Migratory Birds 'Ūlili or Wandering Tattler Heteroscelus incanus SPECIES STATUS : State recognized as Indigenous U.S. Shorebird Conservation Plan—Moderate concern SPECIES INFORMATION: The 'ūlili, or wandering tattler ...

Management of incidents

The Facts . . . ⇒ Wandering is defined as ambulating behavior of a person with dementia who walks away from, or walks into, an area “without permission.”

ICD-9-CM FY12 Tabular Addenda

New code V40.31 Wandering in diseases classified elsewhere . Code first underlying disorder such as: Alzheimer’s disease (331.0) autism or ...

VHA Directive 2010-052, Management of Wandering and Missing ...

Department of Veterans Affairs VHA DIRECTIVE 2010-052 Veterans Health Administration Washington, DC 20420 December 3, 2010 MANAGEMENT OF WANDERING AND MISSING PATIENTS 1.

Evidence for Implementing Nonpharmacological Interventions ...

Rehabilitation Nursing • Volume 29, Number 6 • November/December 2004 195 Wandering is among the most frequent, problematic, and dangerous comorbid behaviors in dementia or head injury.