People with dementia deserve the best care.
What people experiencing memory loss need most of all is someone dedicated to helping them feel safe, secure, and valued—at all stages of the disease. Adopting the internationally acclaimed Best Friends™ approach helps professional and family care providers gain the skills and confidence needed for this critical role.
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The Best Friends Approach to Dementia Care, 2nd Edition
The Best Friends Staff
The Best Friends Book of Alzheimer’s Activities, Volume One
The Best Friends Book of Alzheimer's Activities, Volume Two
Los Mejores Amigos
Best Friends Planner
A Dignified Life, Revised and Expanded
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Best Friends is the Tesla of dementia care.
I think it is the best program out there to help staff and families understand dementia.
This training absolutely gave me more confidence in using and teaching the approach!
I love how the program not only benefits the residents, but also the staff and families.
The Best Friends Institute is a fabulous training for memory care leaders! I am excited to share this with my company.
I recommend the Best Friends Institute to everyone because the world needs to be better educated about the best ways to care for individuals with Alzheimer’s/dementia. I loved the great ideas and experiences shared by everyone!
It [Best Friends Institute] gave me a feeling of empowerment and a sense of belonging. Best Friends offers a way of looking at dementia care that people can relate to on an intimate and daily basis.
Our caregivers embrace the Best Friends™ philosophy every day, knowing that good care is about relationships and doing creative things together.