Dementia is complex, unpredictable and is unique to each person who is diagnosed with it. It’s important to remember that it’s always changing. This can be extremely difficult especially for Caregivers because it’s a moving target and just when you think you’ve figured something out, you need to adapt again.
Teepa Snow, who is known for The Positive Approach to Care, uses the GEMS Model. It’s an excellent guide to understanding the shifts in skills and cognition at any given moment