Advanced Dementia: Therapy Interventions for Patients and Caregivers

Green Clock Hours: 0.13 - 1.25

Care for clients with advanced dementia requires a holistic interprofessional approach that addresses the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial issues of the patient and their formal and informal caregivers. This module provides clinicians with an in-depth understanding of the clinical presentation of the patient with advanced dementia. Evaluation using objective measures, intervention, and appropriate patient-centered goals based on clinical presentation, environment, and resources will be discussed. Guidelines for effective communication strategies and recommendations for community-based resources and services are described.

 

The goal of this course is to provide physical and occupational therapy professionals, speech-language pathologists, and dietitians with information regarding the progression of dementia and treatment considerations for those with advanced disease.



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Course Description

Care for clients with advanced dementia requires a holistic interprofessional approach that addresses the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial issues of the patient and their formal and informal caregivers. This module provides clinicians with an in-depth understanding of the clinical presentation of the patient with advanced dementia. Evaluation using objective measures, intervention, and appropriate patient-centered goals based on clinical presentation, environment, and resources will be discussed. Guidelines for effective communication strategies and recommendations for community-based resources and services are described.

 

The goal of this course is to provide physical and occupational therapy professionals, speech-language pathologists, and dietitians with information regarding the progression of dementia and treatment considerations for those with advanced disease.



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