Redefining Dementia
RedefiningDementia
A space to provide information, share experiences, and encourage living well with various types of dementia.
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Recognizing the journey of those going through end of life

A touching story about a loved one learning the art of letting go, and a reminder for formal caregivers to be patient with their care-receivers family.

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End-of-life care decisions through the family's eyes : Nursing made Incredibly Easy

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Health care leaders in person centred care unite

We wrote a blog post this week to recap the incredible experience we had exhibiting at the Planetree​ International Conference in beautiful Boston, Massachusetts​.

Thank you to all who stopped by our exhibitor's booth, who shared wisdom and had ...

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Person Centred Universe | Dementia support for familly and healthcare

We believe in a better world for those affected by dementia. As care providers, we want to be sure that we have the best tools to provide quality of care.

October 26th
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Reading Beyond Dementia

We are always on the look out for products that are inclusive, engaging, and something that would be useful for those living with dementia and the people that care for them.

We stumbled upon these books, created by a Canadian none-the-less(!) that ...

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Brilliant initiative. Are there features of the disease that making reading traditional texts difficult? Is it related to cognitive processing or visual limitations?

October 15th
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Reading Beyond Dementia

We are always on the look out for products that are inclusive, engaging, and something that would be useful for those living with dementia and the people that care for them.

We stumbled upon these books, created by a Canadian none-the-less(!) that ...

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Canadian company creates 'dementia-friendly' picture books

Marlena Books is an Ontario-based company that makes illustrated books for adults living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

October 15th
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An article on how personalizing interiors impacts person centred care practice

Our partners, True Doors, just published the report -

"How personalizing interiors helps improves the lives of people with dementia"

It's a fun read and more importantly, it joins the dots between a growing body of research since the 1980s on the ...

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Simple ideas to help people with dementia – true doors ®

Complimentary report with simple, yet powerful, ideas on how personalising interiors help people with dementia, looking at 35 years of research findings from around the world.

October 3rd
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Our latest guest blog post is written by a pioneer of person-centred pharmacies: Paul Bowman of Bowman's Pharmasave!

Paul writes about some of the challenges people often face when it comes to medication compliance and how to overcome these for the ...

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Person Centred Universe | Dementia support for familly and healthcare

We believe in a better world for those affected by dementia. As care providers, we want to be sure that we have the best tools to provide quality of care.

August 23rd
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Our elders provide us incredible wisdom...

see how this park in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is helping ignite the stories and history of our elders to share with those younger than them.

What an amazing initiative!

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I wish they had tagged the source :) Schlegel's Villages has been bringing this forward for years. They mentioned the initiative in ON but this is also just one RH/LTC chain that has been doing it. I sat on it in June for Senior's month :)

August 20th
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Our elders provide us incredible wisdom...

see how this park in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is helping ignite the stories and history of our elders to share with those younger than them.

What an amazing initiative!

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Saskatoon park bench aims to connect young people and seniors

A new park bench in Saskatoon is focused on bridging the gap between seniors and youth in the community.

August 20th
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July 17th in RedefiningDementia

Care providers -

This meme may resonate with you. You may not have had a day to yourself in a long time. You may provide care day in and day out. Even as a Personal Support worker, or an RN, or a housekeeping and environmental staff, it's hard to ...

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For some reason the phrase ‘day to yourself’ resonated:). Time for yourself is so important!

July 17th
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Care providers -

This meme may resonate with you. You may not have had a day to yourself in a long time. You may provide care day in and day out. Even as a Personal Support worker, or an RN, or a housekeeping and environmental staff, it's hard to ...

July 17th
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