“People with dementia may have something important to teach the rest of humankind. If we make the venture one of genuine and open engagement, we will learn a great deal about ourselves“ – Professor Tom Kitwood, author of the book: Dementia Reconsidered: The Person Comes First
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Eilon Caspi Ph.D.
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Eilon Caspi, B.S.W. M.A. Ph.D. is a Gerontologist and Dementia Behavior Specialist. He worked his entire adult life in the aging field, starting as a nurse aide in a nursing home where his grandfather lived 23 years ago. Both of his grandmothers had dementia in the final years of their lives. Throughout the last 15 years he worked with or on behalf of people living with dementia and their family care partners as well with care staff and other professionals who provide support and care to these individuals in the community and long-term care homes (such as nursing homes and assisted living residences).
Eilon is the founder, owner, and director of Dementia Behavior Consulting LLC. He founded the company in 2015 to addresses one of the most challenging aspects of working with, supporting, and caring for people living with dementia: Distressing and harmful behavioral expressions of unmet human needs and frustrations.
Dementia Behavior Consulting LLC offers a broad array of services related to prevention of various forms of behavioral expressions (such as those commonly labeled “aggressive”) and improvement of psychological well being of people living with dementia in the community and long-term care homes.
You are invited to view a description of these services under the tab “Services Offered.” For a brief overview of the company, see this newspaper article:
O’loughlin, M. (December 2017 Issue). Dementia behavior consultant is carving his own niche. Messenger: Longfellow / Nokomis, Minnesota. Link: https://tinyurl.com/ybun8j2a
The quality of care provided to people living with dementia is only as good as the quality of support and education provided to family and professional care partners.