This training answers the following questions:
What is dementia? What causes the disease?What does dementia look like? What does it feel like? What is the difference between dementia and delirium? How do we keep our brains healthy?
This training covers the following topics:
Is Alzheimer's the same as dementia? What are the different types of dementia? How do these diseases form? What are their characteristics, What are their trajectories for decline? Who is likely to develop one of these diseases? What are the sensory changes involved in this disease?
This training offers keys to communicating including:
What to say, What not to say, Communicating effectively with validation, Effective communication techniques, Understanding non-verbal communication.
This training addresses:
Common behaviors, What behaviors look like, What approaches work, What approaches are less effective, How to view behaviors, How to work with dementia behaviors.
This training includes:
Understanding the different stages of the disease process, Characteristics of each stage, Abilities and needs at each stage, How to adapt to the changes, Ethical considerations
This training includes all of the dementia trainings in a full day seminar (especially good for Care Settings and Staff Educations).