Temperature affects behaviour of people with dementia

| 13 May 2016

A study has found that agitation in residents with dementia increases when the average temperature is too hot or too cold. The standard comfortable temperature was found to be 22c to 23c degrees.

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Tags: aged care, ageing, agitation, Alzheimer's disease, behaviour, dementia, mood, temperature, wellbeing

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