Many of us are challenged caring for loved ones with dementia in the best of times.  These are not the best of times.  The below article offers practical advise on using the Montessori method for “patient-centered” care.  The model involves patients in decisions about their care and considers their full range of needs.  It emphasizes self-directed, meaningful activities that reflect an individual’s interests and abilities. The overarching philosophy is one of respect, dignity and equality, and the goal is to provide a sense of accomplishment and purpose. Here’s the link to the short article.


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