Working with an elderly population can require special understanding. Keep these tips in mind when interacting with older patients in therapy:
Is there anything you would add to this list? Let us know in the comments.
I would like to add to this list one thing: Actually speak to the people you are serving. Do not assume that you know what it is they want without asking. You would be amazed at the number of people working in long term care who never actually speak to the people they are caring for to find out what it is that they want.
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