Case study – wandering behaviour

By Dementia Training Australia

  • Foundational
  • 30 minutes
  • Online Module
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Using a case study, we describe wandering in the context of dementia, explore how to use tools and models to assess it and strategies to trial. This is module 5 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 when assessing a person with wandering behaviour.
  • Use the Risky Wandering and Adverse Outcomes (RWAO) model to suggest the probable consequences of wandering behaviour in the case study.
  • Select possible interventions that evidence suggests may be useful to trial in managing wandering behaviour.
  • Identify successful interventions used in the case study and indicate how effectiveness could be determined.