ICA Australia Team

These families have a need to put a plan of action in place. Initially he meets with family members, friends of the family, even their neighbors – and anyone who is going to be involved long-term, to help create a plan of action that will work best for the family and care receiver. Once all the cards are on the table, it makes it much easier to keep moving along with each stage of Dementia for the family and care receiver. Adopting a plan early on means less stress for the Care Partner, who soon can become overwhelmed in the “forest of Dementia Care”. Soon enough the Care Partner discovers there is little to no time left in their day, or energy, to admire the trees let alone work out which tree is poisonous and which one is the best in the current situation.