Teepa Snow’s Tips for a Positive Hospital Stay
You might not think that your loved one with dementia will need to go to the hospital. But unfortunately, most people with dementia will require even multiple stays as the disease progresses.
Hospitalizations of people with dementia occur frequently and can quickly turn into challenging situations for patient and caregiver alike.
As with many things in life, good preparation is half the battle. Knowing which paperwork you need to bring and which items to pack is key, and being able to create engaging activities according to your loved one’s stage of dementia can greatly help in creating a positive experience.
That is why we included Teepa’s “What to Bring When Going to the Hospital” Checklist for you as a free download.
If you’d like to know even more, Teepa explains in “The Inevitable Hospital Stay – How to Advocate for Your Loved One,” why hospitals are the most dangerous place for people with dementia and what to do to comfort and safeguard your loved one.