Meeting the emotional needs of a person experiencing the late stages of dementia requires a specialist approach. Help staff to understand how to put a person centred philosophy into practise in later stage dementia care.
CREATE A SPECIALIST LATE STAGE CARE TEAM WITHIN YOUR SERVICE
MAKE CARE MORE MEANINGFUL WITH A MULTI SENSORY APPROACH
TAKE PEOPLE ON A SENSORY JOURNEY EACH DAY BALANCING TIMES OF REST WITH GENTLE ACTIVITIES
LEARN HOW TO USE BODILY FORMS OF COMMUNICATION TO STAY CONNECTED
DISCOVER HOW TO USE LIFE HISTORY TO SUSTAIN PERSONHOOD
HELP FAMILY MEMBERS FEEL MORE AT HOME WITH THIS STAGE OF DEMENTIA
ENSURE STAFFS TOUCH ALWAYS CONVEYS THEIR CARING INTENT
MAINTAIN EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY OF LIFE FOR PEOPLE IN THE LATE STAGES
Facilitated by Luke Tanner Body psychotherapist and author of "Embracing Touch in Dementia Care. A Person Centred Approach to Touch and Relationships".