Free iBook and Dementia Assist App

This was written by nursing leaders in the Baylor Health System in Texas, who were influenced by Teepa Snow and her Positive Approach philosophy and care approach. It is an early translational piece that explores common practices of seeing PLwD as the problem to recognizing that the challenges encountered when trying to provide care to someone typically reflects distress and symptoms.

DEMENTIA: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR CAREGIVERS

This book was created for anyone who wants to know more about dementia and how to care for people with the disease. Whether you are a family member, or health care worker, we have practical, useful strategies for you to relate to people with dementia. You can read it in order, or jump to content that is useful to you. It is designed to be a resource (toolkit), pulling together different approaches to care of the person with dementia. This is not all inclusive, there are many resources regarding care of the person with dementia. We have gathered the information that we have found most useful in our experiences with people who have dementia. 

DEMENTIA ASSIST (IOS)

This app was created to assist the person caring for a person with dementia (PWD).

It contains the most common behavioral expressions by the PWD, possible causes, and suggested actions to take for the behavioral expression.

How to approach a PWD and four (4) common trigger areas as possible causes of behavioral expressions are presented with suggested actions.

DEMENTIA ASSIST (ANDROID)

This app was created to assist the person caring for a person with dementia (PWD).
It contains the most common behavioral expressions by the PWD, possible causes, and suggested actions to take for the behavioral expression.

How to approach a PWD and four (4) common trigger areas as possible causes of behavioral expressions are presented with suggested actions.


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