Revolutionizing Dementia Care | KCET
Revolutionizing Dementia Care
"Revolutionizing Dementia Care" explores how people living with dementia can still enjoy full and meaningful lives based on their abilities, not their limitations. Over the course of an hour, the documentary visits eight residential homes-from Massachusetts to California-specializing in dementia and Alzheimer's care. Interviews with residents, family and staff reveal the various ways models of person-centered care, and its impact on both the recipients and providers of those services. Experts and educators in the dementia care field also discuss the changing landscape of diagnosis and care, and the benefits of these new models. From equine and horticulture therapies, to city-wide dementia-friendly education programs for area businesses, "Revolutionizing Dementia Care" captures the evolving ways ability-focused programs can enrich the lives of those living with this diagnosis.
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