Care and respect for those with dementia is needed more now than ever
Francisco Covelli is 71 years old with Alzheimer’s and his health has rapidly declined since his long-term care home was locked down in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
He’s lost 4.2 kilos and become combative. Last week, his care team told his wife, Cleo, that they plan to have him committed to a mental health facility for seniors with complex mental health needs and addictions.
Full column by Daphne Bramham available in The Vancouver Sun