Danger zones are areas of a home where specific safety risks exist. By moving tangible hazards to areas inaccessible to the one you are caring for, you create specific and controlled danger zones.
Inappropriate sexual behavior is disturbing, but it may feel like a much greater challenge when your loved one or the one you care for with dementia acts in ways that are new or different for them.
Dementia alters how a person responds to their environment, and symptoms can come on suddenly or gradually, so It is essential to plan for complete safety in the home environment regardless of the level of independence.
Give yourself permission every single day to care for yourself as a caregiver.
As you create a home environment safe for your loved one with dementia focus on the key obstacles that your loved one may struggle with such as depth perception, and physical difficulties such as loss of strength, balance, and coordination.