"Grab and Go" or "Dine with Dignity?"

The beloved Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz perhaps sums things up best: “There’s no place like home”. For those living in long-term care this statement is often expressed with... Read more

Banning the Boredom

Boredom is one of greatest issues we face in dementia care. In fact, boredom contributes to many of the “challenging” or “difficult” behaviours associated with dementia (often referred to as... Read more

Why a Diagnosis of Dementia Should Not Mean Losing all of One's Life Roles

Prior to admission, there are many roles that a person may fulfil – husband, father, partner, grandparent, handyman, bill payer, lover, gardener, confidant, church goer, friend, shopper, cook,... Read more