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LIVING the Dementia Journey for Young Adults
  • Dementia

Living the Dementia Journey for Young Adults is a free, evidence-informed, three-hour, online course, specifically designed with input from young adults and people living with dementia. Whether you are looking to gain valuable skills for a co-op or volunteer position, prepare for future employment and career goals, or simply improve your understanding of dementia and how it impacts those around you, Living the Dementia Journey for Young Adults has something to offer.

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Bathing a Resident with Dementia
  • Dementia
  • Care Team Development

The Assisting a Resident Living with Dementia to Bathe resource offers some background information about dementia, as well as strategies to ensure dignity and modesty are kept in mind while providing bathing and spa support to people living with dementia.

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Cultural Safety and Trauma-Informed Care
  • Care Team Development
  • Culture Change
  • Dementia
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Workforce Development

The Cultural Safety and Trauma-Informed Care resource provides information about cultural humility, cultural safety, and trauma-informed care.

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LIVING the Dementia Journey
  • Dementia

LIVING the Dementia Journey (LDJ) is an award-winning, evidence-informed training program for those who support people living with dementia. By participating in the program, participants will gain an awareness and understanding that will change how they view and support people living with dementia. LDJ was created in collaboration with people living with dementia, care partners, team members at Schlegel Villages, Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP), and the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA).

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Supporting comfort and belonging for people living with dementia
  • Care Team Development
  • Dementia

The Supporting Comfort and Belonging for People Living with Dementia guide was created to support team members in assessing senior living environments and identify opportunities to create a sense of comfort, safety, nad belonging for people living with dementia, particularly those who repeatedly try to exit. This guide can be used in all living environments, whether people living with dementia are living separately or alongside people without dementia and in either secured or unsecured living areas.

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