I learned a lot during the time I was a care partner to my mom who lived with dementia at the end of her life. I share many of the things I learned on this blog. I’ve also done workshops and webinars to help care workers and students better understand the nature of dementia and the people who live with it.
When I was interviewed with respect to the development of educational materials for students enrolled in the healthcare faculty at a local university, I shared my experience about sharing my experience!
When the interviewer asked if I had been involved in educating healthcare providers (the fourth question in the interview), I told her of my experience as well as what has worked for me:
How would you have answered?
In a nutshell, I think it’s critical that patients and care partners participate in all aspects of healthcare in Canada – from education to delivery. Click on the questions below to get to the videos with my answers to the other questions: