Behavioral Health Including Dementia - June 26, 2020 on ZOOM

Course Objectives

  • Define behavioral health
  • Identify communication techniques that minimize misunderstandings when working with people with dementia.
  • Identify environmental modifications that can improve the quality of life for persons with dementia
  • Discuss the effect restrictive diets have on people with dementia and identify alternatives to dietary restrictions
  • Name non-pharmacological techniques that could minimize distress in people with dementia

Course Description

Working with people with dementia is rewarding and challenging. This course is designed to teach caregivers how to create an environment where people with dementia and the people working with them can thrive. CMS is now requiring that skilled nursing communities analyze behavioral health care, which includes dementia. This course presents ways in which caregivers can promote a dementia-friendly environment by looking at the whole person and non-pharmacological interventions. The course also briefly discusses mental health and LTC care residents.  

5 Resident Care Hours

June 26th 9am-2:30pm via zoom, once you have paid for the course a zoom meeting link will be sent to you.

Course Price: $79

Calendar - View the Course Calendar.

Information - Call 913-477-8251 for more information.

Contact Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (5 contact hours, 5-Res Care Hours)

Course Date: 
Friday, June 26, 2020 - 9:00am
Registration Date: 
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 9:00am to Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 10:00am
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