This document explains the impairments and behaviours commonly seen in dementia as a result of malfunction of the cerebellum, brain stem and subcortical areas along with effective care strategies. 2 Pages.
This comprehensive resource provides seniors and their partners in care with information about living with dementia, planning for the future, the caregiving journey and working with your health care team. 162 Pages.
In this resource caregivers suggest ways in which private homes may be adapted for persons with Alzheimer's Disease, and their caregivers. The suggestions are organized by the following clusters: safety and security; pacing, wandering and confusion; anxiousness and restlessness; and caregiver needs. 18 Pages.
Safely Home is a MedicAlert ID and service designed to help people living with dementia who go missing. Medically trained specialists are available within 5 seconds to supply police and emergency responders with the member's physical description, emergency contacts and critical health information, supporting both the search for a missing person as well as the next steps after a missing person with dementia has been found.
This publication provides and identifies 10 common problem areas based on activity which can contribute to falls in the home. A review checklist and suggestions for adaptations/modifications are offered to enhance independent living. 32 Pages.