Author - Nectari

Can Lying to Someone Living with Dementia be Therapeutic and Compassionate; and Not Morally Wrong?

Many caregivers wonder whether it’s OK to lie to someone living with Alzheimer’s or another kind of dementia. When they realize that trying to convince them of the truth isn’t working. Many years ago, it was thought that strict reality orientation should be [...]

personal brand, on-line profile, building your professional brand, PSW,

Tips for Building Your on-line Profile and Professional Brand

Professional Branding is the practice of people marketing themselves and their careers. Your Essential Guide to Building Your Professional Brand offers suggestions and examples on creating a strong on-line profile. Your digital profile is an asset to building your online professional brand. [...]

home care, senior care, care provider, alzheimers, dementia, hospital, longterm care,

Free Downloadable Poster Using Icons and Phonetics to Communicate

After a 12 month stay in Long-term Care fighting Alzheimers. With tons of yellow stickies all over the wall, I created the above poster. To help  improve the communication between a Resident who does not speak English and Staff. What [...]

digital health, home care, Palliative care

The Brampton region is home to a fast-growing number of clinical trials and tests, centred on diabetes, cardiac care, long-term care and home-care technologies.

uCarenet is pleased to have our two innovations highlighted by William Osler in a September 2018 interview with CANADIAN Healthcare Technology magazine. The article interviews Dr. Ron Heslegrave, Corporate Chief of Research, William Osler Health System. Explaining how Osler has [...]