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Reimagining Dementia Care: A 'person-centered' approach.

This powerful New Yorker article describes how one dementia facility transformed itself and its services by challenging ALL assumptions.

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The article speaks for itself.

What is a provocation or insight that might inspire others during this challenge?

"All behavior is communication." Radical Immersion.

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'it can be particularly hard for people with dementia to identify the source of pain,
or to articulate their experience of it.'

How could the insights in the care home be used to educate family caregivers to act in a way that meets the needs of their loved ones with dementia?

How could family caregivers 'tap into' this knowledge?

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Hi Kate Rushton , the insights of this particular care home might be useful. But most care homes are not designed to care for people with dementia. Sharing poor practices would obviously be counterproductive.

A change in mindset per the article is what's required.

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