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Changing language changes perception of people with dementia

Changing language changes the perception of people with dementia

Dr. Sherry Dupuis speaks at the recent OLTCA/ORCA convention.

The annual OLTCA/ORCA Together We Care convention and trade show, which ran March 31 to April 2, is Canada’s largest gathering of long-term care and retirement home professionals.

Dreaming at Yee Hong: Inclusion and Diversity in collecting stories.

At the July meeting of the Yee Hong Culture Change coalition, the group put the final touches on an interview and survey guide for staff at the Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric care in Markham.

The group has been working for months on identifying who they would like to target, and how, in order to gather positive stories about what works best at Yee Hong and to build on these strengths to improve dementia care for everyone involved. 

Designing for inclusion- and diversity

For more information on any of the PiDC Alliance initiatives, contact Sian Lockwood, Knowledge Translation Specialist.

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