Know the person, understand the significance of their background, where they came from, their family history.
Provie choice and respect that choice.
Engage in lifestory work (but inform the person’s family first).
Needs and abilities will change as the disease progresses, you need to be adaptive.
Change the environment so that it works with the person’s needs and abilities.
Clear communication and documentation to effectively communicate the needs of the person with dementia to all team members.