Shannon Braun, director of ERS' Center for Memory Support and Inclusion, talks with DD Farmer, household coordinator at the Deupree Cottages, about ways caregivers can use Improv and the 3Rs — Right, Reassure and Redirect — to encourage loved ones to do things that need to be done.
Here's the video, offering a third example of how DD Farmer has used Improv with dementia patients. This one involves asking someone who is living with dementia to describe things about her mother..
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You can find more helpful blogs about dementia and other resources for caregivers, families and friends at TheERScenter.org.
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