How to deal with someone with Alzheimer's with behaviors

I'm a nurse in a dementia unit. I love my job except for a  resident that believes her parents and husband are still alive. She has episodes of wanting to go home to see her parents and husband. She starts screaming and tries to hit staff because she can't leave and will keep trying to stand up from her wheelchair. She is a high fall risk. She can't be left alone and we don't have the staff to do a 1 on 1 with her.  Redirecting doesn't work. She is seen by a psychiatrist and is on medication, but nothing is helping. I don't know how to handle her. I really don't want to quit but that might be the only solution.

 

Donna

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