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Staying Connected from a Distance to People Living with Dementia in Long-Term Care

July 30, 2020 - July 30, 2020        https://www.facebook.com/theconsumervoice

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in families unable to visit their loved ones living in long-term care facilities. For many residents and families, particularly some living with dementia, virtual forms of communication, such as video conferencing or phone calls have not been successful. How can families successfully communicate with their loved ones with dementia from a distance? How can staff be better equipped to understand the needs of the individual to provide better care, particularly as efforts are being made to stop the spread of COVID-19 and keep residents and staff safe? 

During this discussion with Kim Grier, a leading voice in the field of dementia care and managing director of Grier Dementia Training, we will address these questions and other issues for staying connected from a distance with people living with dementia in long-term care facilities. 

 

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Title: Staying Connected from a Distance to People Living in Long-Term Care
Guest: Kim Grier, Grier Dementia Training
Date: Thursday, July 30, 2020, 3:00pm ET
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Description: The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in families unable to visit their loved ones living in long-term care facilities. For many residents and families, particularly some living with dementia, virtual forms of communication, such as video conferencing or phone calls have not been successful. How can families successfully communicate with their loved ones with dementia from a distance? How can staff be better equipped to understand the needs of the individual to provide better care, particularly as efforts are being made to stop the spread of COVID-19 and keep residents and staff safe? 

During this discussion with Kim Grier, a leading voice in the field of dementia care and managing director of Grier Dementia Training, we will address these questions and other issues for staying connected from a distance with people living with dementia in long-term care facilities.

Resources: Three About Me | My Personal Directions for Quality Living | Grier Dementia Training Website