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Topic: October's Live Chat Discussion on Caregiver Education/Supports
2016-10-05 20:06:21
Sharon Osvald Posts: 120
Joined: 0000-00-00
If you weren't able to attend our live chat but still want to share your thoughts: This months SE Ontario Lived Experience Chat question came out of conversations with the (Long Term Care Home) Cooperative of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville. During a discussion about education, the topic of the importance of providing education for family members was raised.

As a family member/care partner of someone living with dementia or similar diagnoses, what are some key educational topics you:
1. Would like to see shared with your family council group or at an educational event for family members/ care partners living in Long Term Care or Retirement Homes?
2. Would like to see offered to families and care partners who are still living in the community
3. Feel have been very helpful to you as a care partner?


2016-10-05 20:06:21
Jenn Posts: 2
Joined: 2017-05-02
Would say this for topics

What dementia is and is not

How to talk with a dementia person, good purposeful and caring communication,

how to ask the right questions when someone cannot think or communicate properly

How to enjoy the dementia person as they are

How to keep yourself empowered while caring for s dementia person

And akso how to keep your self empowered while you are a person who is living with dementia

2017-05-02 20:01:22