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Dementia Care Coach

Connect with a Dementia Care Coach

Call 613-523-4004 to connect with a Dementia Care Coach in Ottawa
Call 888-411-2067 to connect with a Dementia Care Coach in Renfrew County

DEMENTIA CARE COACH SUPPORT

A Dementia Care Coach provides expert support to improve the quality of life of caregivers, families and people living with dementia. We work with people and families impacted by dementia in all its forms, We provide supportive individual and family counselling to persons with dementia and their caregivers, to support self-management goals and strengthen linkages between providers across the continuum of care.

Dementia Care Coaches work with you at every stage along the dementia journey by providing support, care, and information about dementia. A Dementia Care Coach can support you as you face the challenges of today and tomorrow with improved confidence. 

Dementia is experienced differently by each person and our work seeks to recognise and respond individually to your changing needs through:

  • Individual screening, assessment and care planning
  • Education, support and referral to specialized geriatric programs
  • Navigation of the care system and referral to other community support services.
  • Strategies for self-management
  • Assistance in reducing social isolation by connecting people to social programs.

HOW A DEMENTIA CARE COACH CAN HELP

  • When you are struggling to cope, we are here to help you and your loved one by providing support, education, and referral to appropriate services for additional care.
  • If you have questions, we will take the time to help you understand. We will be sure to help find an answer or guide you in the right direction.
  • If you are a caregiver or family member, we will help you develop the skills and techniques you need to stay connected with the person you support.

CARE TEAM

The Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County is creating your care plan using Careteam. Careteam’s secure technology platform helps coordinate care and ensure that patients, family, caregivers and healthcare providers are all on the same page about who needs to do what and when.

  • In a few minutes, you will be able to build your knowledge, review guides and checklists and become familiar with community services available to you. Even message your Dementia Care Coach.
  • Keep information such as instructions, appointments and documents related to your care or your family members all together
  • Access it 24/7 in one secure place, on any device
  • Include all the people in your life that need to know

Start your own Careplan now by clicking HERE

 

How to learn more about Careteam:

  • Talk to your Dementia Care Coach
  • Watch this short VIDEO
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