Working with families

Dementia is not only very stressful and difficult for people living with a diagnosis but also for family members and caregivers. These resources can help you understand and manage grief for people living with dementia and their health-care providers.

Dementia care teams: Families and continuing care providers working together

Watch the video below, produced by SafeCare BC and the Alzheimer Society of B.C. that explores the challenges and successes of caring for people living with dementia, with the aim of fostering more understanding between families and health-care providers. 

Ambiguous Loss and Grief: A guide to help health-care providers understand family loss and grief  throughout the dementia journey to help connect with the person living with dementia and to  build resilience.                                                                              

Dementia and Staff Grief: A guide to help health-care providers understand their own grief. This guide provides suggestions for coping and self-care strategies for the workplace. 

WorkSafeBC’s Guide to Working with People Living with Dementia: A series of videos that can help care aides and other professionals learn how to work more safely with people living with dementia.

Last Updated: 07/05/2019