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

Communication with Professionals

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Responsive Behaviours

Resource Material

Hallucinations or Delusions

 

Repetition

 

Shadowing

 

Verbal / Physical Outbursts

 

Environment

 

Resource Material 

Wandering

Personal Care

 

Bathing

Resource Material 

 

Dressing

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Medication

Resource Material 

Nutrition

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Sleep

Resource Materials 

Self-care

 

   

Locations

News & Events

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Bringing the outside world into long-term care

The family spirit at Yucalta Lodge long-term care home in Campbell River has sparked some creative projects like a farmers’ market and a bus stop.

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​​​​​​​Port Alice Health Centre service model announced

​​​​​​​Port Alice Health Centre service model announced

Island Health is pleased to announce a new service delivery model for Port Alice, based on recent conversations with the Village Council, Port Alice Health Forum and community members.

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Improving seniors’ care in the Comox Valley

Improving seniors’ care in the Comox Valley

COMOX VALLEY – To strengthen seniors’ care in the Comox Valley, Island Health is opening interim beds to ensure the frail and elderly receive timely, appropriate care in the community.

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