Dementia Sensitive

​Professional Impact

  • When you’re entering that individual’s world and reality, remember to approach each scenario as an individualized situation. ​
  • How you respond and interact dictates their level of trust and safety with you. You may be the only one they know to call.​
  • You can build relationships with individuals with dementia and their families.​
  • You can be the link to the care needed and resources available within their community. ​
  • You can empathize with individuals with dementia and their families by your willingness to listen and relate.​
  • You can offer the individual and family assurance that you are there to help during this tough time.​
  • You can offer dignity and respect to the individual and their family.
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