Person Centered Care – the essence of good dementia care

Dementia Care: “Knowing our life and emotional history is for others the key to unlocking who we are, why we feel the way we do and what influences our actions.” (Christene Gordon, Director of Services, Alzheimers Society of Alberta and NWTs.)

So simple, but the root of what person centered care is about. Considering that most people with dementia die in a facility, how important for the care team to come to “know a resident” before determining plan of care!

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