Taking a different approach to Dementia care ­- The DAWN Method (Dementia Alzheimer's Wellbeing Network)

 

March 22, 2023

Jill Couch

There is hope in Dementia, which relies on the kind of care we provide. Providing strength-based, person-centered care for dementia means looking at the whole person and working with what they can do rather than focusing on what dementia takes away. People with dementia are losing their rational thought but will never lose their intuitive view (being in the moment, appreciating beauty, music, etc.). If their companions and caregivers are taught how to support their strengths, there is less stress for the person with dementia and those providing care. This was the message Jill Couch, MS,...



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