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Date updated: July 21, 2021

Dementia and the Dinner Table – The Dawn Method

Does your family member need support at mealtimes – to eat or drink? This blog suggests things to make mealtimes easier for people with dementia DAWN* suggests starting with addressing the underlying emotional needs of the person with dementia. While Training video series and books are available for purchase, there are many free articles, videos…

Caregiver’s Guide: A Handbook About End-of-Life Care

Caregiver Guide: A Handbook About End-of-Life Careversions hard copy or pdf Author(s): Karen Macmillan et al. File: CHPCA caregivers_guide_2015_en.pdf Publisher: The Military and Hospitaller Order of St. Lazarus of Jerusalem & CHPCA Year: 2015 Description: This book has helpful information for those providing care to loved ones dealing with a life-limiting illness, particularly in…

Emergency Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities – Special Needs

This Emergency Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities/Special Needspublication was developed in collaboration with Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, Public Health Agency of Canada, the Canadian Red Cross, the St. John Ambulance, The Salvation Army and the Province of Ontario. This publication is available below.

12 Ways to Create an Empowering Dementia Environment

Crisis Prevention Inc.`s certified instructor, Beverley Moore posted a blog on May 10, 2016, 12 Ways to Create an Empowering Dementia Environment. Here are a few tips: Speak face to face, no more that three feet away from the person. Being on her left side helps activate her social right brain. Do not argue; you will lose.…

5 Key Tips-for-Memory-Care-Success.

Crisis Prevention Institute, Inc.`s free guide will help service providers determine their care philosophies and decide on the program design elements to meet those attitudes. Just fill out the form and start building or enhancing a powerful dementia care program.

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