He sounds like he has depression. Look up the GDS, Geriatric Depression Scale, and see if the items sound like him. He needs a diagnosis from a professional and probably some light depression medication.
Rachael’s program is excellent! We are now better prepared to give our residents the care and understanding they need and to support our resident families with confidence. She also helped us with our engagement activities and daily activity calendars. We are now Dementia By Day Certified!
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