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Residential Care Refresher, Okanagan, BC - Friday 17th & Saturday 18th November 2017

The Shuswap North Okanagan Division of Family Practice, Interior Health and UBC CPD have announced a brand new conference for healthcare providers involved in long-term residential care. They are currently working on the educational programme and will have a preliminary agenda available this spring. David Sheard is the Keynote Speaker. The conference will take place at the Sparkling Hills Resort, Vernon, BC on Friday 17th & Saturday 18th November 2017. For further information please click here.

Making Moments Matter: 'Butterfly model sees positive results'. To read a recent article published in the Australian Journal of Dementia Care, by Kerry Schelks, Managing Editor regarding the positive outcomes of The Butterfly Model of Care at two of The Salvation Army Aged Care Plus Homes: Mountain View Aged Care Plus Centre, Narrabundah and The Cairns Aged Care Plus Centre, Chapel Hill, Queensland, please click here.

Person Centred Dementia Care, National Course, Calgary 2017. Dr David Sheard returns to Canada bringing this opportunity for a second time.  A twelve day course merging Person Centred Care and Culture Change focusing on achieving skills and culture change in care homes.  This leading edge course coming from the UK enables individual staff from a wide range of disciplines and care services to join a ground-breaking course which will transform people’s lives who are living and working together. To take advantage of our 'early bird booking discount' book your place before 30th April 2017. Details of the course venue and dates will be available shortly. For further course information, please click here.

We are delighted to announce the launch on Thursday 30th March 2017 of the Butterfly Household Model of Care Project at Malton Village Long Term Care Centre, Region of Peel, Ontario, Canada. 

International interest in Dementia Care Matters model of dementia care continues to increase with significant work across Canada and Australia.

Please click here to view The Vital Beat Newsletter, January 2017 containing an article about Villa Marie, Covenant Care, Red Deer, Alberta.

Please click here to view the Summer Edition of the Barunga Village Lifestyle Newsletter. Barunga Village is one of three of our Butterfly Projects in Australia

January 2017 Daren Felgate a senior Consultant with DCM travels to Australia - Brisbane, Canberra and Adelaide - to undertake the 6 month reviews of the first 3 DCM Butterfly Household Model of Care Residential Aged Care Projects 

We are delighted that the first 3 Butterfly Care Home Projects in Australia - in Brisbane, Canberra and Port Broughton, South Australia commenced in July 2016 - click here for Australian Press Release

For more information click below on the country

 For Davids Article featured in AAA May/June 2015