Reframing Dementia

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Reframing Dementia

An Eden Alternative Perspective

This 1-day learning experience, available both as a do-it-yourself training kit and as an in-person training, explores the art of building meaningful relationships as the fundamental building block of care that puts the person living with dementia first. Participants gain a powerful appreciation for the role of sensitivity, awareness, and presence in identifying the needs of those living with dementia in long-term care communities. By reframing our perspective of what’s possible, we create a culture of care focused on the continued growth and development of people living with dementia and design a life worth living for all!

Participants will:

  • See dementia and those living with it through different eyes;
  • Explore the impact of loneliness, helpless, and boredom on those living with dementia;
  • Apply practical approaches to relieving these Three Plagues that draw on the development of deep connections with people who live with dementia; and
  • Identify how we benefit from the unique gifts people living with dementia have to offer.