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Kim Warchol

President and founder of Dementia Care Specialists Kim Warchol, OTR/L, has educated over 5,000 health care professionals on a best-abilities approach to dementia evaluation, treatment, and programming. She sits on numerous committees and panels that advocate the development of standards for dementia care. She has authored a variety of dementia care articles, lectures nationally on dementia management and aging, and is a highly sought-after memory care consultant.

Posts by Kim Warchol


What’s Missing in Memory Care Facilities
By Kim Warchol | Posted on 02.02.2017 | with 0 comments
One of the root causes of the problems we all seek to solve is simple in nature and vital to fix. Read more »
Dementia Training Urgency
We are at a crossroad. Which path will you take? Read more »
IMPACT Act
With Dementia Capable Care, you can meet the challenges of the CMS Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Act, or the IMPACT Act. Read more »
Improving Assisted Living for Residents With Dementia: Two Solutions
Too often, residents with Alzheimer's or dementia are not identified or treated appropriately. But the key for success can be turned in two ways. Read more »
The Glass Is Half Full for Dementia Care
See what we've been up to as we teach why there's hope for individuals, families, and caregivers on the dementia journey. Read more »
Dementia Care Best Practices at the Philadelphia Memory Care Forum
Join us and find out how to be one of the nation's leading care providers. Receive 15% off registration, too! Read more »
The Dementia Stages: A Care Roadmap
Here are 5 of many ways that identifying someone's dementia stage can guide you through the care journey. Read more »
How to Choose a Gift for Someone With Dementia
By Kim Warchol | Posted on 12.02.2015 | with 0 comments
Loved ones with dementia can and should be part of the celebration. Here are two kinds of gifts you can give, plus tips for giving the best one: your time. Read more »
Therapeutic Use of Self: How to Facilitate Positive Behaviors in Someone With Dementia
Dealing with difficult behaviors? Try the therapeutic use of self to help someone make positive behavior change. Read more »
How to Manage Combative Alzheimer's Behavior Without Drugs
By Kim Warchol | Posted on 11.16.2015 | with 2 comments
How can you prevent Mr. Smith from acting out violently during showers? Use this protocol to discover WHY he gets violent—and to plan your interventions. Read more »
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