Learning Resources for Dementia Care Partners
“We help caregivers manage their emotions and learn the specific skills necessary to deal with dementia.”
Dr. Joel Sadavoy
Medical Director of Enhancing Care for Ontario Care Partners,
and the Cyril & Dorothy, Joel & Jill Reitman Centre for Alzheimer’s Support and Training
Your Questions Answered – Video series
Common dementia caregiving questions asked and answered.
Hosted by LJ Nelles, Registered Psychotherapist.
When friends and family don’t understand the impact of dementia caregiving
3 min. 43 sec.
Caring for someone with dementia on a regular basis can be very overwhelming and isolating. When friends and family are only spending brief periods of time with the person it’s not always apparent how the illness has impacted them and what you’re dealing with on a regular basis.
Caregiving: Coaching using simulation – Video series
An instructional videos series demonstrating communication and behaviour management strategies using coaching and simulation.
- Paranoia and accusations
- Repetitive questions and calls
- And more…
“With dementia, caregivers are constantly forced to adapt to a moving target.”
Dr. Rhonda Feldman PhD, CPsych
Mental Health Cinician at The Reitman Centre