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Clinical scenario: Long-term care

Roman is a PSW who works in a long-term care home. He has just been assigned to work with a new resident, Mary, who is an 82-year-old woman with advanced dementia. In a conversation with Roman, Mary’s daughter mentions, “Mom had a hard time with dad.” Roman has no other information on Mary’s social history. He has received trauma-informed care training at his nursing home and decides he should use this approach when providing care to Mary.