Virtual Dementia Tour® Training
Right at Home of Westchester County conducts the Virtual Dementia Tour® training for its Caregivers and the Community throughout the year. The Virtual Dementia Tour® (VDT®) helps those caring for someone with Dementia to identify with and understand his/her behavior.
The Virtual Dementia Tour® is a scientifically proven method designed to build sensitivity and awareness in individuals and professionals caring for those with Dementia. Created for anyone seeking to understand the physical and mental challenges that accompany Dementia, the Virtual Dementia Tour® not only benefits residential staff and homecare workers, it is a valuable experience for family caregivers, spouses and loved ones. This unique, interactive program has been proven to improve communication and care.
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Owner of Right at Home of Westchester County, Lou Giampa, is a trained Virtual Dementia Tour facilitator. He facilitates training sessions in the local community on a regular basis.
Right at Home Westchester and Right at Home Darien, Connecticut teamed up in a recent Virtual Dementia Tour training program.
Right at Home of Westchester County routinely offers this tour to caregivers, local facilities and elderly communities in an effort to promote compassion, empathy and understanding in people who work closely with Dementia. Contact us at (914) 468-1944 for more details.