This course teaches an understanding of the way a person with Alzheimer's perceives the world through their senses and how the caregiver can keep their living environment from being too overwhelming or stressful. Learn how consistency with daily activities and a homey atmosphere can bring a sense of calm and safety to the resident's environment.
This course is approved by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Facility Services - Group Care Licensure Section (NC-DHHS)
Program Sponsor ID #032316
This activity is approved for 1.0000 contact hours.
Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 1.0000 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1933602
This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.
Relias, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Department of Public Health, Provider # NAC7001.
The certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four (4) years after the course is completed.
This learning activity meets the definition of *** ONLINE *** CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
59A-36.011 Staff Training Requirements. Location: Online
This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 1.00 contact hours.
Environment IS important
Surroundings are important
How senses impact Sensory Input
Sticking to a Schedule
Boring to You - Beneficial to Someone
Wary of Unfamiliar Places
Help Lower Distress
Sharon Brothers, MSW, has an advanced degree in social work and over 30 years' experience as an owner, operator and educator in senior care. She has been a developer, owner and operator of dementia care assisted living communities and has deep expertise as an educator for all levels of staff within the care profession. Sharon is currently the founder and CEO of the Institute for Professional Care Education and is a national speaker and advocate for quality education within senior care. Disclosure: Sharon K. Brothers, MSW has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
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