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Dementia & Behaviour Series "How Do We Manage Changing Abilities - There's...
Mon, 15 May 2017, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM EDT
For front-line care providers - nurses, personal support workers, community police, social workers, etc.
Part 2 of the Dementia & Behaviour Series. Participation in this workshop is required to complete Part 1: Understanding Common Symptoms & Strategies to Manage Them.
(Part 1 - "Understanding Common Symptoms & Strategies to Manage Them" - March 27)
We will present the following:
* Examples of changing abilities as caused by Dementia
* Introduction to Applied Behaviour Analysis methodologies of skill maintenance and acquisition
* Service plans to maintain skills while abilities change
It is a common strategy to keep individuals as independent and active as long as possible - maintaining cognitive and physical abilities, maintaining self confidence and decreasing incidents of depression. Join us for this workshop that will define and demonstrate how to keep a client capable and active - even when they are resistent!