Dementia Awareness Week UK Day 2
In his recent ADI2015 key note presentation in Perth, Implementing Person Centered Care, Dr Allan Power speaks passionately about culture change in dementia and aged care. Allen is an internist, geriatrician, and clinical associate professor of medicine at the University of Rochester, New York, and is an international educator on transformational models of elder care, particularly for those with changing cognitive abilities. He is the author of two books, Dementia Beyond Drugs, and the newly released Dementia Beyond Disease. He has served as an advisor and educator for the US government for their antipsychotic reduction initiative. Dr. Power is also a board member and educator for The Eden Alternative, the world’s largest culture change movement for elder care. Thanks go to Dr Power for allowing us to present it here, and also to to Dr Rahman for recording it and giving permission for us to share it here.