Creating a family crisis plan

Creating a family crisis plan

It is when you realise how much support that someone with dementia requires that as a family, you will need to pull together and create a crisis plan

Expert author, Robin Dynes who has worked in the National Health Service, Social Service and Adult Education for over 30 years has created a guide, exclusivley for Carewatch to help you create a family crisis plan.

Creating A Family Crisis Plan

Putting together a crisis plan is not a simple task so this guide aims to help you achieve a desired outcome of support. It also addresses the challenges you will face, and how to deal with them effectively.

Creating a Familiy Crisis Plan

The guide containss useful step-by-step advice, including:

  • Arrange a family meeting
  • Send out an agenda
  • Agree some ground rules
  • Make sure everyone has opportunity to express their views
  • Work through the agenda
  • Summarise what has been agreed
  • Schedule follow up meetings
  • Send everyone a record of what has been agreed
  • Organisations and sources of useful information

Download your FREE Carewatch Dementia Guide

You can download the guide here. We hope that it helps you as a family. Please remember that Carewatch can help you, we're just a phone call, or an email away.

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