This course provides
students with a thorough understanding of how Alzheimer’s Disease and
related dementias affect the brain, how dementia-related brain
degeneration affects the way an individual experiences the world, and
helps students develop practical, hands-on skills for effectively
communicating with persons living with dementia and caring for them.
Residents with dementia affect staff, other residents, families, etc.
This course will discuss working with and dealing with sexuality and dementia. This course will help all involved to be handle the challenges that come
with caring for someone with dementia. The course is filled with
engaging, real-world examples and case studies.
As a result of this presentation the participant will be able to...
• Explain the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
• Understand the Theory of Retro-genesis and the Global Deterioration Scale
• Describe the stages of Alzheimer’s disease
Explain variations in how different types of dementia affect the brain
and discuss how those differences impact care partnering decisions.
Be able to explain and demonstrate a wide variety of techniques and
approaches the enhance communication with persons living with dementia.
• Understand and explain why an accurate diagnosis early in the disease process is important.
• Understand how sexuality is still a factor with residents with dementia. Tips and tools for helping caregivers and family member work through sexuality and dementia.
• Recognize how the physical environment affects the behavior of persons living with dementia.•
Have the skills and techniques that will allow them to creatively
develop new approaches for individual people living with dementia.
• Recognize how the physical environment affects the behavior of persons living with dementia.
A MIND FOR ALL SEASONS IS THE SPONSOR OF THIS COURSE I HOPE YOU WILL LEARN MORE BY GOING TO: http://amindforallseasons.com/
A Mind for All Seasons, LLC was founded by Eric Collett, a licensed
assisted living administrator who has been working with seniors living
with dementia and their families for over sixteen years. Prior to
starting his own company, Eric spent almost seven years as the Executive
Director of a memory care community where he developed innovative
approaches to person-centered care that made a significant difference in
how persons living with dementia experience the world. Eric has served
on the board of the Idaho Healthcare Association and as chairman of
Alzheimer’s Idaho, a 501(c)(3).