Dementia strategy

Debra Sheets, a University of Victoria nursing professor, is continuing Victoria’s Memory Cafe program for adults with dementia and their caregivers. (Photo courtesy of Debra Sheets)

Memory Cafe Victoria continuing to connect those with dementia

UVic-centred initiative hosting its second 12-week program, September to December

 

Graphic design of a dementia village, which is planned for Comox. File photo

Island Health signs working agreement to turn former Comox hospital into a ‘dementia village’

Island Health has signed a project development agreement with Providence Living to…

  • May 25, 2020

 

Frank Woodrow’s wife Susan suffers from dementia and when the BC Sheriff Service arrested her at their house without telling anyone in the family, it sparked a search by RCMP and Chilliwack Search and Rescue. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Family panic sparked after BC Sheriff Service arrests woman with dementia

When 63-year-old’s husband realized she was gone it prompted calls to RCMP and Search and Rescue

 

National Silver Alerts for missing persons with dementia could save lives

National Silver Alerts for missing persons with dementia could save lives

Recent cases in Victoria, where the missing person died, fuels support for such a system

  • Oct 30, 2019
National Silver Alerts for missing persons with dementia could save lives