How to Effectively and Compassionately Communicate with People Living with Dementia

Dementia is a generalized term for a series of illnesses. They affect an individual’s memory, personality, thinking abilities, reasoning skills, mood, physical abilities, behaviour, and their ability to communicate effectively to the point that it interferes with their daily life. Dementia is a complex disease; research and treatments evolve continuously so scientists and physicians can find better answers and techniques on how to manage it. Keeping up with new data is thus vital for care. Here at Integracare, we’re proud to say that we are the only private home health care in Toronto and Mississauga area to provide every single one of our Caregivers training on the five facets of Dementia care on a monthly basis. We use the most up-to-date Dementia Care education tools, and the most current recommended treatment methods. Caring for someone who’s living with Dementia is a life-changing, rewarding and incredibly selfless gesture. It can [...]