Tag: dementia care

#BCCPA2020: What are your tough questions about dementia care and COVID-19?

Each day, BCCPA and EngAge BC members strive to support people living with dementia in a way which is compassionate, creative, and safe. COVID-19, and the need to implement infection prevention controls, however, has added incredible complexity to how this is done. For example, enforcing social distancing measures, and supporting optimal hand washing both pose […]

Care to Chat wrap-up on new “dementia village” care models

BC Care Providers Association’s Care to Chat on March 6, 2020 in Vancouver was a sold-out event that brought together care providers, academics, persons with dementia and other stakeholders to discuss the future of dementia care including innovative models such as the dementia village. BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) CEO, Daniel Fontaine, kicked off the […]

Opinion: Does it take a village? Changing the face of dementia care

By Michael Kary On almost a weekly basis we hear news stories about seniors and their families who are facing challenges related to dementia, whether it is being able to access appropriate care or navigating through a very complex health care system. These challenges are likely going to continue as rates of dementia increase. As […]