C-9: The Positive Side of Dementia: The Words We Use and the Impact They Have
During this session, participants will discuss common ways that people with dementia are described in a caregiving setting. In addition, the impact of those words will be demonstrated through a case study of two residents. Alternate ways of describing residents and ideas to improve caregiving attitudes will be shared. And the cycle of positivity will be discussed in regards to the day to day interactions with residents.
Mary Underwood, Vice President of Memory Care, Artis Senior Living