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Understanding Dementia

Understanding Dementia
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8 Hours

Understanding Dementia contains several learning modules which cover a broad range of course objectives: from basics of dementia to signs and symptoms; from Global Deterioration Scale of primary degenerative dementia to research on and the impact of Alzheimer's disease; from communication techniques to therapeutic and meaningful activities; from behavioral management to environment management; from the effects of medication on behavior to sexuality; and from End of Life care to information regarding various types of dementia.

This course includes:

  • Basics of Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • 7 Stages Dementia and what to expect during each level
  • Dementia Bill of Rights
  • Importance of communicating with a resident with dementia
  • Communication techniques and tips
  • Ideas for successful Therapeutic and meaningful activities
  • Principles of behavioral management and what triggers challenging behaviors
  • Understanding wandering and problems with wandering in a facility
  • Tips for assisting in personal care and resisting personal care and bathing
  • Effects of medications on behaviors
  • Intimacy and Dementia
  • Dementia and Hospice in Residential Care

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