Case study – aggressive behaviour

By Dementia Training Australia

  • Foundational
  • 30 minutes
  • Online Module
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We consider the nature of aggressive behaviour and how identifying the underlying issues allows interventions to be trialled. Caring for someone from a culturally and linguistically diverse background who is living with dementia is explored through case study. This is module 7 in the 7-part module series: Understanding Responsive Behaviours




Continuing Professional Development (CPD) :
30 minutes

Learning Outcomes

After completing this module, staff should be able to:
  • Outline the key elements to include in the assessment of a person responding with aggressive behaviours.
  • Identify the probable factors contributing to aggressive behaviour, using the Progressively Lowered Stress Threshold Model.
  • Select evidence-informed interventions to trial in managing aggressive behaviour.
  • Identify any successful interventions used in Jayita’s case study and indicate how the effectiveness of these could be determined.
  • Outline the key approaches to consider when caring for someone from a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background.