Understanding Dementia: Tips and Strategies for Communication


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SafeCare BC is excited to partner with the Alzheimer Society of BC to bring you this 45-minute webinar. We will cover the basics about behaviours common among people living with dementia and provide health-care providers with strategies to deliver person-centred care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In this session, you will learn about:

  • How dementia affects communication
  • Tips and strategies for communicating with a person living with dementia
  • The Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s resources for health-care providers


It is highly recommended that, prior to the webinar, participants read Part 2: Understanding Communication from the Building a Strong Foundation for Dementia Care guidebook.


This webinar was held on December 8, 2020 and its recording is now available as a free resource. 


Additional links and resources are available here.

  • Q: Who is the presenter this webinar?
    A: Mariana Hudson is the Provincial Coordinator of Health-Care Provider Education at the Alzheimer's Society of B.C. She has collaborated on many education creation and delivery projects with SafeCare BC.