Stage Two Dementia

  • Increased memory loss
  • Moderate to severe communication problems
  • Poor judgment
  • Loses impulse control
  • Significant confusion — sensory/perceptual changes
  • Repetition
  • Difficulty in completing activities of daily living, such as bowel and bladder control; incontinence
  • Difficulty walking
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Wandering, pacing, sundowning, catastrophic reactions, agitation, hallucinations

 

Sources

Lake Region State College. “Training for Caregivers of Individuals with Dementia.” North Dakota Department of Human Services Aging Services Division, Jan. 2006, www.silverstonegroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/sample-training-caregivers-of-individuals-with-dementia.pdf.

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