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Howard Brushing Teeth

Peggy has given Howard too many directions.

Due to Howard‘s dementia he can only handle one thing at a time. Peggy has asked Howard to wash his hands, brush his teeth, and come for breakfast far too many commands. She is only setting Howard up for failure.

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Howard Peeling Carrots

This wife learns to focus on her husband’s strengths.

A wife is trying to convince her husband, who has dementia, that dinner is not yet ready. She very much wants to encourage independence in her husband.

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Bathing Howard Video

Wife convinces her husband, who has dementia, that he needs his bath today

Bathing time can be one of the most challenging times for the care partner, and one of the most frightening times for persons like Howard. Howard lives in the moment. He is not the least bit interested in bathing and is resistant to all care. Howard sees no reason for taking a bath.

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CareWheel Video

CareWheel communicates with person with dementia

What is the care wheel you might be asking yourself and why do I need it? The care wheel is a marvelous tool I have designed which is simply a circular chart containing all the information about the activities of daily living for persons with dementia.

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COVID-19 Friendly Model Video

Delivering Person-Centered Care in a Safe Manner

Today, as we are passing through the Covid-19 times, it has never been more critical that we care for one another. We need to think outside of the box and develop innovative strategies to assure safety for all. I would like to have a conversation with you about how to care for the person and yourself in a safe environment.

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