As in anything that matters, it is essential to choose wisely when caring for a family member. Our team has received extensive Dementia training (this combined training spans many years.)
Caring for someone with dementia can be a challenging and emotional journey. It requires a great deal of patience, understanding, and compassion. The most important thing to remember is that dementia is a disease that affects the brain and a person’s ability to think, remember, and reason.
As a caregiver, it is essential to provide support and understanding to the person with dementia. This can include providing reassurance, helping them with daily tasks, and promoting independence. It is also essential to find ways to help them stay physically and socially active.
This can include engaging them in activities and conversations, as well as providing opportunities for them to be outdoors. It is also essential to provide emotional support to the person with dementia and their family members, as this can help everyone cope with the many changes that dementia brings. Finally, it is important to advocate for the person with dementia and ensure they receive the best care possible.