Learning to create a positive environment for those with dementia can only come from attempting to walk in their shoes. Created by P.K. Beville, a specialist in geriatrics, this valuable, easy to follow experiential kit is designed to instill hope in professional and family caregivers, providing them with a tool to move from sympathy to empathy and better understand the behaviors and needs of their loved ones and patients.
people have experienced VDT world-wide.
and 16 medical schools use the VDT to simulate dementia
of nursing home residents have Alzheimer’s
The Individual/Family edition kit is to be used by a person or family who is trying to understand how dementia affects a loved one.
The Group edition is used within a clinical or educational setting, such as an elder care community or school.
Increased awareness is a social imperative. The Community edition is for businesses and organizations that encounter dementia.