Earn up to 8 hours of Approved CE's in 1 day:
NH and AL Administrators - NCERS/NAB approved
Social Workers - TSBSWE approved
Activity Professionals - NCCAP pre-approved
Recreational Therapists - CTRAC Pre-Approved
Instructor: Sue S. Wilson, LMSW, CADDCT, CDP
Teepa Snow’s Positive™ Approach to Care (PAC)
The Dementia Live™ Experience – offering state-of-the dementia simulation and empowerment.
Brain changes and how these changes affect sensory abilities, activities and care-partnering.
Compassionate Touch® - Hand massage protocol to help calm, comfort and connect.
Ageless Grace® - “Organic” Mind - throughout the day we'll practice body exercises for brain fitness and ease of movement.
Language Matters – The NEW recommended person-centered vocabulary.
Make and Use Teepa Snow’s 6 Pieces of the Puzzle to assess and better meet individual care needs.
Ways to add meaning and joy to the lives of individuals living with dementia.
Ways to engage family members as positive care-partners in your care community.
Create and integrate individual life-stories into care-partnering.
Tips for understanding and showing compassion to family members.
Tips for helping family members have successful visits with their loved one living with dementia!
Attendee Registration: To discuss costs and logistics of sponsoring a training at your care community contact Sue at 512-799-5043.
7:45am – Sign in, coffee and registration begin
8:45am to 10:45am - What, Why and How to support “Personhood” of individuals living with dementia. Language Matters and the NEW recommended person-centered vocabulary
10:45am to 11:00am – Refreshment Break
11:00am to 1:00pm - Brain changes in persons living with dementia and how these changes affect sensory abilities, activities and care partnering. You will go through the Dementia Live™ Experience and Empowerment session, learn proper approach and communication techniques and make PAC Pieces of the Puzzle to meet individual dementia care needs.
1:00pm to 1:30pm – Lunch break
1:30pm to 3:30pm - Engaging individuals with dementia in activities that are meaningful and bring joy. We'll practice Compassionate Touch® - using the Hand Massage Protocol to engage and prevent distress. Ageless Grace® Mind and Body Exercises
3:30pm to 3:45pm – Refreshment Break
3:45pm to 5:45pm - Exercising compassion with family members and the issues they bring when their loved one moves into your nursing home. Engaging family members in activities and helping them have successful visits with loved ones who live with dementia. Session Wrap up and Evaluation
5:45pm – Session adjourns and certificates distributed
At the conclusion of the day, participants should be able to:
1. Have new ways to foster personhood and dignity versus patient hood.
2. Illustrate the sensory changes that are experienced throughout the course of dementia and how these changes affect care partnering.
3. Routinely assess the environment and adjust to support the changing abilities and needs of individuals with dementia.
4. Practice proper approach techniques to positively engage with individuals who have dementia to prevent or reduce distress.
5. Create activities that are personalized and person-centered.
6. Implement new tools to help prevent and reduce distress.
7. Help family members better engage and have positive visits with their loved ones with dementia.
QUESTIONS? Call Sue Wilson at 512-799-5043
ENGAGE, EVOKE, ENRICH: Meeting CMS
Initiative to Improve Dementia Care"
360 Elder Solutions, LLC
Sue S. Wilson, Licensed Master Social Worker, Certified Dementia Care Consultant and Educator
Call 512-799-5043 or email firstname.lastname@example.org