How Five Minutes a Day Can Transform Care for Older Adults

Posted by Pam Brandon on Aug 8, 2017 7:21:50 AM

Time is precious.  Staff is in short supply.  Family caregivers are stretched to the limit.  Just taking care of the basic needs  is hard enough, so five minutes a day seems - IMPOSSIBLE!

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Topics: AGE-u-cate Training Institute, Person-centered, Senior Care Professionals, Family Caregiver, Senior Care, Family, compassionate touch, Dementia Live, leadership, Hospital Professionals, education, older adults, staff, communication, touch

Will 2017 be the Year of Dementia Friendly Hospitals?

Posted by Pam Brandon on Jan 31, 2017 1:52:49 PM

In my office there is a framed print of Nelson Mandela's famous quote "It always seems impossible until IT'S DONE".  I believe hospitals have procrastinated long enough in becoming dementia friendly and the urgency to GET IT DONE is now.

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Topics: Senior Care Professionals, Training, leadership, dementia friendly, education, families, hospital, staff, implementation plans, patients, communication skills, holistic therapies

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