Thu, Dec 07|
FSU PC Holley Academic Center
Teepa L. Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA
Best Practices in Dementia Care: A Day with Teepa Snow in Panama City, FL
Time & Location
Dec 07, 2023, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM CST
FSU PC Holley Academic Center, 4750 Collegiate Dr, Panama City, FL 32405, USA
About the Event
By the end of this session, learners will be able to:
-Describe selected key differences between normal and not normal aging.
-Identify effective versus typical caregiver responses to common behaviors.
-Discuss common causes for refusals and resistance to care.
-Demonstrate key verbal and physical care skills that can improve initial interactions
-Describe methods that assistance should be modified based on level of dementia and brain changes, personal history and preferences, and caregiver approach and behavior.
-Use selected activities and hands-on skills to promote resident participation and engagement, regardless of the level of cognitive impairment.
-To determine whether PLwD will be able to adhere to social distancing expectations without experiencing significant losses in quality of life and inability to appreciate the value of the containment efforts
-Learners will be able to use some simple guidelines to promote mobility, interactivity, wellbeing, and sustain existing abilities of each PLwD during a pandemic while reducing the risks for transmission among individuals in the setting (including staff).
3 hours 30 minutes
3 hours 20 minutes