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Do you support someone experiencing changes in mood or behaviour related to dementia? You have come to the right place.

The Behaviours in Dementia Toolkit is an online library of over 200 free resources. The goal of the Toolkit is to help you better understand and compassionately respond to dementia-related changes in mood and behaviour.

Created by the Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health (CCSMH), the Behaviours in Dementia Toolkit is designed to help care partners and health care providers support people with dementia to live well.

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A message from Elder Larry Frost

Within Indigenous communities, a person with dementia is cherished as a “loved one,” emphasizing the importance of compassion and respect. Recognizing the intrinsic value of each individual, especially those with dementia, we advocate for empathy and honour in caregiving. Anchored in a holistic understanding of health, the resources in this Toolkit delve into the interconnected facets of spiritual, emotional, physical, and social well-being. Through the channels of education, narrative sharing, and deep-rooted wisdom, we pave the way for compassionate care. Join us in this transformative journey.

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