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Dementia Care and COVID-19: How do we move forward?

By |2020-07-06T14:32:09+00:00July 5th, 2020|care partner, COVID-19, long term care, nursing home, Person-Centered Care, Uncategorized|

All of us have been impacted by COVID-19 in many ways, both professionally and personally. The presence of the virus has also created some significant challenges for those living with dementia, especially for those living in long term care communities. In addition, as states work to reopen or partially reopen care communities, the common misunderstanding that individuals living with dementia cannot practice social distancing may result in their continued unnecessary and harmful isolation.

Giving Elders a Voice in Their Own Care: Person-Centered Care and Choice

By |2017-08-14T14:30:47+00:00October 28th, 2015|aging, long term care, nursing home, Person-Centered Care|

Person-Centered Care puts considerable value on an individual’s right to make decisions concerning every aspect of her or his life. Often long-term care providers want to honor resident choice, but are afraid to do so because of fear of injury or risk of liability.  The key is to find the balance between providing good [...]