A fundamental key to successfully communicating with a person living with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia is to mitigate stress for both the caregiver and the person living with cognitive impairment, says Bob DeMarco.
About Deron Hamel
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Deron Hamel contributed a whooping 781 entries.
Entries by Deron Hamel
In her 14 years working at Woodland Villa, Janna Sabourin has worn many hats. She has been a personal support worker, a registered nurse, the RAI co-ordinator and director of care.
Village Green’s annual barbecue brought 111 people together to enjoy food, entertainment and socializing at the Greater Napanee long-term care home on July 22.
Jim Mann makes it clear that he is “living” with Alzheimer’s disease – he is not “suffering” from the condition.
Janie Denard says the partnership West Lake Terrace and Hospice Prince Edward are in the first phase of creating to help enhance seamless palliative care in the region will enhance quality end-of-life care for residents.
West Lake Terrace and Hospice Prince Edward are in the process of forming a partnership that will see trained volunteers from the hospice go to the long-term care home, should a person they’ve been serving in the community move into the long-term care home.
Using positive language when working with people living with dementia is an important step in enhancing quality of life, say two authors of a book examining the positive impact of Montessori methodology on people who have cognitive impairment.
OMNI Health Care’s 18 long-term care homes are focused on quality, and it’s OMNI’s core value of creativity that often generates quality outcomes.
An art program at Village Green has instilled a sense of creative pride among residents at the Greater Napanee long-term care home, while encouraging people to try their hand at something new.
Frost Manor resident Bill White is playing the piano again, thanks to his determination and some help from the physiotherapy team at the Lindsay long-term care home.
- VIDEO: Springdale honours longtime staff, Inspired Leader and Everyday HeroSeptember 8, 2017 - 6:45 am
- VIDEO: Volunteer couple’s generosity helps make Woodland Villa Country Fair a hitAugust 31, 2017 - 6:45 am
- VIDEO: Woodland Villa Country Fair serves up fun and stellar entertainmentAugust 21, 2017 - 8:25 am
OMNI Health Care
2020 Fisher Drive, Suite 1
Peterborough ON K9J 6X6
Telephone: 705 748-6631
Facsimile: 705 742-9197