Dementia Video Series

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Practical advice from caregivers, for caregivers 

"Sharing the Journey" is a video series - funded by the Victoria Hospitals Foundation - that offers family caregivers practical advice to help them respond to new challenges while maintaining a meaningful and healthy relationship with a loved one living with dementia. 

The information in these videos is useful for everyone in the community who may have friends, neighbours, coworkers or customers who have dementia. These videos are also available on our Island Health YouTube channel.

Video Trailers 

The Person Inside

A Beautiful Thing

Providing Comfort

 

Videos at a glance:

You are not alone

Resource Material 

Series Overview

 

Communication

Resource Material

Responsive Behaviours

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Hallucinations or Delusions

 

Repetition

 

 

Verbal / Physical Outbursts

 

 

Environment

 

Resource Material 

 

Wandering

Bathing

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Dressing

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Medication

Resource Material 

Sleep

Resource Materials 

Self-care

 

Nutrition

Resource Material 

Personal Care

 

 

Shadowing

 

Communication with Professionals

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