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Safe At Home Video Series

This series teaches caregivers about creating a safe and healthy environment at home for care recipients who are in the middle or advanced stages of dementia. It includes an overview of the typical symptoms of dementia and describes ways in which caregivers can make minor adjustments at home to prevent care recipients from finding themselves in unsafe situations. A central message throughout the series is that “Changing one’s surroundings is easier than changing another person’s behavior.”   

This series comprises 10 short videos, narrated by Dr. Lise McCarthy, DPT, GCS:

  1. Introduction
  2. ABC Method
  3. Kitchen Safety
  4. Bathroom Safety
  5. Bedroom Safety
  6. Living Room Safety
  7. Hallway Safety
  8. Stairway Safety
  9. Conclusion and 10. Credits