AGING AND LONG-TERM SUPPORT ADMINISTRATION
Quality Dementia Care Information and Resources
These resources are for your review and educational use in learning how to improve the quality of the dementia care your home provides. They offer suggestions, ideas, and recommendations from a variety of individuals representing different professions as well as organizations. In some cases, the ideas suggested may not be realistic for an AFH due to licensing regulations. You must always follow local, state, and federal laws and codes.
The fact that these sites are listed here does not represent an endorsement from DSHS.
Quality Dementia Care Standards from Organizations
Both of these publications address multiple standards of dementia care
- Alzheimer’s Association
Dementia Care Practice Recommendations for Assisted Living Residences and Nursing Homes
Wandering & Safety
- Home Safety for People with Alzheimer's Disease
- Living with Alzheimer’s: Wandering
- Alzheimer’s Disease: Safety Topics
- Dementia Care Practice Recommendations: Resident Wandering