Noise Pollution

By |2016-10-31T15:03:32+00:00March 17th, 2014|alzheimers, dementia, long term care, noise pollution|

Individuals with dementia have difficulty filtering out irrelevant noise from the environment and focusing on relevant sounds pertinent to their communication partner. When noise bothers people with dementia it can cause them to become agitated and restless. Background noise hinders communication because it affects the ability of people with dementia to hear and focus on [...]