Producer: Alzheimer's Resource Center of Connecticut
Includes: Workbook
Release Date: 2010
Item Code: DWF
Format: DVD
Running Time: 20 minutes

Dining With Friends™: An Innovative Approach to Dining for People with Dementia

Would you enjoy the dining experience offered at your facility?

This award-winning DVD offers an innovative, person-centered approach to dining for persons with dementia that boosts socialization, independence, and nutrition through creative aromatic, sensual, visual, and verbal interactions.  The techniques in this DVD will inspire caregivers to use dining as an opportunity to connect with and engage each individual while encouraging personal autonomy.

Dementia care providers will learn how to:

  • prepare for a social dining activity
  • use the “Caring Hands” approach to feeding
  • prepare and present appetizing and tasty meals (you will love the creative ideas on how to prepare food for persons on a purée diet)

This package will enhance dignity and optimize quality of life for residents.  Includes DVD, Workbook including Dining Scarf Pattern, Dining Audit Tool, and Caring hands Cuisine™ Recipe Cards.

(Gold Award winner, National Mature Media)

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