What is dementia? How should the doctor share a diagnosis of dementia with the person and the family members? What happens after the diagnosis? What are some best-care practices?
This new, 2-disk program is a compilation of honest answers about dementia from medical doctors, professional care partners, family members of those diagnosed with dementia, and a person living with it. Filled with thoughtful perspectives and firsthand experiences, this DVD will both empower families to understand and deal with dementia on their own terms and encourage healthcare professionals to think beyond their current views of dementia to provide better person- and family-centered care.
To change your minds about people whose minds have changed
In the first of three parts, Dr. Power makes the case for a paradigm shift needed in the established model of institutional long-term care. Viewers see documented evidence of the negative outcomes that result from traditional care, including the dangerous practice of “medicating away” the predictably negative reactions that emerge in response to standard care practices and attitudes. In describing a new vision of care, Dr. Power describes how to
Everyone talks of the Myths and Stigmas attached to the words you have dementia, probably of this or that type. What are some of these myths and stigmas? How does someone living with the real consequences of them live with them, explain them, try everyday
to over-come them within himself.
Join Richard Taylor, PhD. as he shares in life experiences living with dementia, probably of the Alzheimer's type. This is a must watch DVD both for caregivers as well as those with the symptoms of dementia. More...
This new resource orients professional and family caregivers to the world of the person with dementia. This video helps caregivers understand the causes of many dementia-related behaviors. It gives simple strategies to prevent or redirect these behaviors while providing emotional and physical care to the person.
This video will also enable caregivers to: