“If only I had known,” is what I say to myself every time I see a Teepa Snow demo I haven’t seen before. This one was no exception when I first stumbled across it.
I had very few problems helping my mom get dressed. But how many times did I watch care workers struggle to do the same? Too many that’s how many! When I saw Teepa demo how easy it can be in the video below, I again wondered why EVERYONE who cares in some way for someone who lives with dementia isn’t trained in Teepa’s practical, positive approaches to care.
People who live with dementia “resist” receiving care for good reason: because, more often than not, we don’t know how to do things in ways that make them feel at ease.
Just watch the five-minute video below on how to help someone living with dementia put on a jacket or sweater in such a way that both care partners can feel good about what’s going on, and see if you don’t agree. I guarantee you will discover something you didn’t know or hadn’t thought of before.
Learn a few dead-easy techniques (including Teepa’s trademarked Hand Under Hand) that may help transform your life from misery to magic: