We need a simple explanation of dementia and basic caregiving skills to orient an attendant for dementia home care.
Here is a note that families can use as a starting point for this orientation; the document includes pictures the attendant can be shown. Download the document here: Trained attendant orientation note for dementia care (PDF file) Opens in new window.
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Families can create their own “orientation note” by supplementing this material with tips and examples based on the patient’s likes and dislikes, triggers, etc.