Some estimates say that as many as 80% of all people with Alzheimer’s or other dementia are being cared for by loving but untrained family members in a private residence.
The home is not always the safest or most stimulating environment for the person with dementia because family members are unsure how to adapt the home to meet the needs of their loved one.
With the proper accommodations, a safe and stimulating environment can be achieved that helps our loved ones maintain their purpose, independence, and individualism.
During this workshop we looked at how families can find a balance between safety and allowing the person with dementia to continue to stay active throughout the home.
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The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Friendly Home
This workshop will empower you to:
- Understand the relationship between functionality and safety
- Provide a stimulating and safe environment
- Identify and reduce behavioral triggers
- Incorporate inexpensive home modifications
- Maintain purpose and dignity by altering processes
- Turn dangerous situations into bonding opportunities
This handout can be used in conjunction with watching or listening to the replay below:
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Free Checklist for Preparing Your Home for Someone with Alzheimer’s
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