Speech-Language Pathologists, Nurses,
and Occupational Therapists will love
this exciting new resource for dementia care!
Praise for the Environment and Communication Assessment Toolkit for Dementia Care (ECAT)
"ECAT provides the long overdue tools needed by speech-language pathologists to determine the appropriate environmental cues for their clients with dementia to maintain a quality life in the nursing home. Thank you for this excellent resource!"
Michelle Bourgeois, PhD., Professor, Department of Speech and Hearing Science, The Ohio State University
"Thanks to you and your colleagues for putting together such an informative and useful tool
E.S., Raleigh, NC
"A unique resource for health professionals who work with individuals with dementia. It combines content information, assessment tools, and practical tips and strategies, in a format that is engaging and easy to read. Everyone from beginning clinicians to seasoned professionals will find this manual invaluable in managing patients with dementia and maximizing their functioning in everyday life."
Dr. Lyn Turkstra, Associate Professor at University of Wisconsin-Madison, Member of the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences
"This toolkit is a must have, foundational resource for personalizing the environment while cultivating the possibilities that exist for human growth and meaningful relationships in dementia care settings."
Heidi Gil, Senior Director of Continuing Care, Planetree