Part of Changed Behaviour series

Many people become tearful or emotional when reacting to upsetting life events, but this may be more acute for a person with a learning disability who then develops dementia. Many mental health conditions can also affect a person’s emotional state and their ability to cope with emotional situations.

Contents of this booklet

  • Why does it happen?
  • Ways to support the person
  • Think about unmet needs
  • Understanding the person's health needs
  • Changing daily life

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