5 Thanksgiving Activities for Carers

With the holiday season approaching, family caregivers and care home staff can turn typical days into fun, seasonal experiences for those living with dementia. Throughout the month of November, try these engaging, Thanksgiving-related activities. Bake a Family Recipe Pecan pie? Green bean casserole? Cheesy potatoes? Find out their signature holiday dish or a favorite Thanksgiving…

Caring Conversations

Caring Conversations

At StoriiCare we are passionate about offering opportunities to connect people better. From the person receiving care or support, to the nurse and care worker, to the families – everyone has a role to play in supporting a truly person-centred care experience. Sometimes, however, taking those opportunities to connect can be tricky. There are hard…

Relationships in Care – Guest Post

Happy resident in care

Relationship – noun – the way in which two or more people or things are connected, or the state of being connected In care settings there are strict rulings about not forming “inappropriate” relationships with residents or relatives, however, this focus on only the negative side of relationship building should have an equally important flip side…

How To Explain Dementia To A Child

explaining dementia to a child

Having a friend or family member who is living with dementia is difficult, and everyone will have their own way of dealing with those diagnosed with it. Coping with a dementia diagnosis or finding out someone close to you has dementia is distressing – even for the most thick-skinned individuals. Explaining a dementia diagnosis to…