This video addresses care-resistant behavior exhibited by persons with dementia within the context of oral hygiene. Care-resistant behavior includes any actions on the part of the person with dementia to evade or avoid activities of daily living. After watching this video, viewers will be able to:
1. Describe how caregiving activities can be misinterpreted as threat by persons with dementia.
2. Identify care-resistant behavior in the context of oral hygiene activities.
3. Demonstrate at least one technique to prevent or reduce care-resistant behavior during oral hygiene activities.