Although a diagnosis can be an upsetting experience, it can also be a relief to both the patient and their family. Suzy Webster is no stranger to dementia. Through both her grandmother and mother, Suzy has learnt a lot about the disease. She refuses to sit back and let dementia bring her family down.
The Webster’s are a family of six who live with dementia as a family. Suzy is married and has two children ages nine and six years old, she believes good dementia care is about connecting with a person in that very moment. .
Suzy understands that her mother isn’t going to get better, even with this knowledge she choses to positively plan their future as a family.
Below is a short video with an insight into the life of the Webster family.
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