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Murals prevent patients with dementia from wandering

When patients with cognitive disorders such as dementia feel disoriented or confused, there is a greater chance the person will wander. Two murals at NYGH are reducing the number of unwanted exit attempts by patients with dementia.
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Pat Mackey on patient- and family-centred care
Pat Mackey was an inaugural member of NYGH's Patient and Family Advisory Council.
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