A quick tip and post.
I was consulting this week with a fellow therapist who does contract work with assisted living centers and I was reminded of this very important rule out when working in community geriatric care and therapy.
The number one thing to rule out when an elderly person comes in for counseling and is showing signs of confusion, voices, and borderline dementia related symptoms is a UTI (urinary tract infection).
Body does influence mind. Here is a link from the Alzheimer’ Society: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/documents_info.php?documentID=1777