How to Provide Excellent Dementia Care for Patients with Dementia—and Their Families

Clinician knowledge about dementia is sometimes limited, regardless of one’s extensive education. Familiarity with associated pathologies is one thing but understanding how to navigate any number of challenges that commonly arise while attempting to optimize quality of life for people living with dementia, and their care partners, poses distinct challenges. To help address common gaps, Hospice of the Valley (Phoenix, Arizona) created a dementia care program that has been flourishing for twenty years.

Link: Center to Advance Palliative Care (06/2024)