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Tools to Optimize Quality Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care: Tackling Loneliness and Social Isolation

Course: #3985Level: Intermediate1 Hour 438 Reviews
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This session will review practical and cost-effective strategies care providers can implement to impact these areas. Following the framework of person-centered care, providers will hear about meaningful and purposeful activity, sensory, technology, and wellness strategies they can implement to mitigate the potentially harmful effects of isolation. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.

Course created on December 11, 2020

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Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Audio, Text/Transcript

CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DC/1.0; DE/1.0; FL/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0 Category 2; LA/1.0; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MN/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NM/1.0; NY/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WY/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify at least two problems related to isolation for residents with dementia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify at least two practical approaches to implement person-centered care initiatives while in isolation.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list at least three ways to enhance social connectedness while in isolation.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize at lest two elements of a person-centered approach that can minimize behaviors and enhance functional performance while in isolation.

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Background, Infection Control Challenges
10-15 Minutes Person-Centered Care
15-25 Minutes Impact of Routines
25-35 Minutes Social Isolation and Loneliness
35-45 Minutes Active Engagement and Purpose
45-50 Minutes Staying Connected
50-55 Minutes Case Study
55-60 Minutes Key Take-Aways Regarding Activity and Engagement

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Kathleen D. Weissberg has received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Kathleen D. Weissberg has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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