Fall Champions Provide Specialized Care to Ensure Safety of Memory Care Residents

Fall Champions

Caring for adults living with Alzheimer’s or dementia can be very complex and requires a deep sense of understanding and patience. Direct-care staff must assist with activities of daily living and provide a safe environment for memory care residents, who are often confused and prone to falling.   Since this type of individualized care entails extensive …

Newly Launched SafelyYou University Offers Free Fall Prevention Training Designed for Memory Care

SafelyYou University

SafelyYou announced the launch of SafelyYou University to provide free dementia and fall prevention training for senior housing and memory care communities. This is the only educational program that combines fall prevention best practices with the person-centered approach needed to meet the unique needs of adults living with Alzheimer’s and dementia, who have a limited …

New SafelyYou University Offers Free Fall Prevention Education for Memory Care

SafelyYou University

As we’ve shared a few times in previous blogs, there has been a staggering 20% increase in falls due to COVID-19 social distancing and shelter-in-place restrictions in memory care communities.  This is a challenging issue to tackle since those living with Alzheimer’s and dementia have unique needs that vary widely from one individual to another. …