Safety

As symptoms of dementia change and progress over time, considerations should be made to help promote the safety of the person living with dementia and those who care for them.

 wandering and dementia
        Woman tending to garden and staying active
           
Wandering and dementia         Safety in the home
People living with dementia can wander. Learn more about this behaviour.
        Practical changes can help keep the home safe and dementia-friendly.
           

Grieving

        Picture of crossed hands.
Elder abuse         Restraints
People with dementia are vulnerable to abuse. Learn how to deal with elder abuse.         The preferred choice is no restraints. Learn more about your options.
           
 Paramedics preparing for disaster.
        first-responder 
           
Emergency preparedness         Tools for first responders
Emergencies happen when we least expect them, so it's best to be prepared.         Learn how to recognize and communicate with someone living with dementia. 

Last Updated: 11/08/2017