ADvancing Care

ADvancing Care is a newsletter for people who work in nursing homes and other residential care settings, and for the families and friends of those who live there. Anyone who is interested in receiving this free newsletter via email, please click here. Current Issue - Winter 2018 How Trauma Can Affect the Person with Dementia Because people with dementia have both memory loss and trouble thinking, there is a tendency to think that past events are ‘lost’ to them, and have little or no impact on their lives in the present. However, although experiences or emotions from the past can sometimes be e [...]

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Publications & Newsletters

Current Newsletter - Summer 2018 Connecting to Culture: Alzheimer's, Dementia, and the Arts How many times have you gone to a museum where the staff understands the urgency of finding an accessible bathroom or helps you find the galleries or cafe? Trained staff know that if these requests can be met, their visitors will appreciate and likely remember their experience. Connect2culture believes that the key to creating spaces and programs that you can enjoy is an approach to visitor services that goes beyond training just the program staff.Read online Download PDF Introducing the CaringKind Co [...]

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Palliative Care

Announcing the launch of Palliative Care for People with Dementia Guidelines! We are making a meaningful contribution to the improvement of residential care for persons with dementia. In the future we will continue to imbed the principles of palliative care in our work supporting persons with the disease, their family members and professional caregivers. Download PDF CaringKind's Palliative Care for Advanced Dementia: Training and Implementation, addresses the need for improving the quality-of-life and care for residents diagnosed with advanced dementia who live in nursing homes, through a p [...]

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