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Redefining Dementia
RedefiningDementia
A space to provide information, share experiences, and encourage living well with various types of dementia.
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February 13th in RedefiningDementia
Appropriate Use of Anti-Psychotics in Long Term Care

Person Centred dementia care is not an easily attainable shift in culture - especially in rural areas - like New Brunswick. This type of culture change is a slow moving transition, but it perpetuates growth & understanding among staff, and most ...

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I like the idea of decreasing because people are put on them either for a long time because no follow up or on them for the wrong reasons. The downside to this is similar to the opoid crisis - this creates a stigma for people not to use them and some...

February 14th
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February 13th in RedefiningDementia
Appropriate Use of Anti-Psychotics in Long Term Care

Person Centred dementia care is not an easily attainable shift in culture - especially in rural areas - like New Brunswick. This type of culture change is a slow moving transition, but it perpetuates growth & understanding among staff, and most ...

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I like that approach. Anti-psychotics have their place, but it shouldn't be the default approach.

February 13th
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Appropriate Use of Anti-Psychotics in Long Term Care

Person Centred dementia care is not an easily attainable shift in culture - especially in rural areas - like New Brunswick. This type of culture change is a slow moving transition, but it perpetuates growth & understanding among staff, and most ...

February 13th
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Lessons from a caregiver
January 31st
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January 29th in RedefiningDementia
Because of YOU

Every little, simple act of kindness or thoughtfulness can go a long way

<3

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This is so true and so important, Thank you for sharing aking !

January 29th
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Because of YOU

Every little, simple act of kindness or thoughtfulness can go a long way

<3

January 29th
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Shifting our focus on 'who' should care for our elders?

Now THIS is a good news story!

It is incredibly challenging to find personal support workers in many communities. Due to low wages and challenging work environments, the demand for personal support workers greatly exceeds the number of available staff...

January 22nd
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January 21st in RedefiningDementia
You're never too old to learn something new...

Just because we've aged, doesn't mean we're not able to do things that we've always wanted to do, in fact, we see value that once you're no longer in the 9-5 race that is your career while also trying to raise a family, you have the time and mental ...

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Thank you for sharing aking, this is truly inspiring ! We should never stop learning !

January 21st
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You're never too old to learn something new...

Just because we've aged, doesn't mean we're not able to do things that we've always wanted to do, in fact, we see value that once you're no longer in the 9-5 race that is your career while also trying to raise a family, you have the time and mental ...

January 21st
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January 16th in RedefiningDementia
Can you let it go?

There are certain things that bring us heaviness.

It may be a person, a task, or a topic of conversation.

If you have any ability to do so, just let it go.

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Any suggestions on how? :)

January 17th
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