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Positive Approach to Care: Dementia Care Series
A six-session virtual series designed to educate and train individuals caring for people living
with dementia. Throughout the series, we will explore dementia from a person-centered
perspective, learn about how the brain changes, and acquire skills to best support
someone living with dementia.
Please see below to register for the series or for an individual course.
Normal vs. Not Normal - July 13th
This session demonstrates the normal changes we all experience as we grow older. Participants learn how the brain changes as dementia progresses and have an opportunity to practice a few key skills when working with someone living with dementia.
Dementia 101 - July 20th
Is it dementia? This training will give basic steps to take to understand what dementia is. Teepa Snow will lead us through how the person living with dementia's brain is affected as the disease progresses.
The GEMS – Brain Change Model - July 27th
Teepa snow’s Brain Change Model is introduced to provide person-centered care and highlight specific characteristics that will help optimize the performance and quality of life of the individual living with dementia.
Positive Physical Approach & Hand Under Hand -
Learners develop observational and physical skills needed to recognize signals of “unmet needs and growing distress” in the person they care for and respond in a way that reduces anxiety and improves quality of life.
Challenging Behaviors - August 10th
This training will help you recognize if you are taking the right approach and the steps necessary to appropriately address the needs of the person living with dementia. You will learn how to put together the “six pieces of the puzzle” in developing a care plan for all who are living under the umbrella of dementia.
10 Ways to De-escalate - August 17th
This Training enhances caregiver understanding of the root cause of the behavior and offers strategies for preventing escalation and restoring a resident’s sense of safety and control.
When: July 13th, 20th, 27th, August 3rd, 10th, 17th.
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Where: Virtual Zoom Meeting
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, (541) 293-1755
|positive approach to care: dementia care series|
A six-session virtual series designed to educate and train individuals caring for people living with dementia. Throughout the series, we will explore dementia from a person-centered perspective, learn about how the brain
changes, and acquire skills to best support someone living with dementia.