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The Dementia Dance: A two-part Dementia Training

Details

Date:
April 2
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Series Dates

Webinar 1- April 2 from noon-1:00 p.m.

Webinar 2- April 16 from noon-1:00 p.m.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Nursing staff, therapists, other interested professionals in hospitals and LTC.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:  Brain changes are a normal part of aging, Brain changes with dementia, however, pose challenges to providers. This webinar will give you new ideas and strategies that will help you improve the interaction and outcome of the patients you care for.

OBJECTIVES:

  • Compare and contrast delirium and dementia and explain why it is critical to the patient that symptoms be correctly identified.
  • Discuss common behaviors, including communication changes, individuals with dementia display and how care provider approach can affect the interaction in a positive or negative way.
  • Discuss common behaviors that many individuals with dementia display and what the individual may be trying to communicate.

FEATURED SPEAKER: Dee Mayfield, CDP, CADDCT,  has varied care experiences as respite caregiver, 24/7 dementia care giver, nursing home trainer & activities   professional, home health aid, and dementia consultant to families and elder communities.  This gives Dee a wide perspective to see options and solutions to issues and concerns that arise in various care settings & between care receivers and caregivers.

COST: Cost is $185 per facility for unlimited participation or $50 per individual.  Gold and Silver subscribers: use as part of your package.

1.0 Nurse contact hour per webinar

This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $824,375 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.