Modifying Activities for the Hearing Impaired

Green Clock Hours: 0.50

One of the most challenging obstacles that professionals face in supporting a life of quality for people in home health settings, hospice, long-term care, and residential care is the prevalence of hearing loss among older adults. Hearing loss is a common health condition in the United States (CDC). It is estimated that 50% of people aged 70 years and older have disabling hearing loss (NIDCD). Having a hearing impairment can impede participation and limit activity. This contributes to social isolation, depression, frustration, and demanding behavior. The good news is that simple modifications in daily care can greatly improve quality of life for people living with hearing loss by promoting safety, independence, and participation. This course will help all caregivers get started making simple modifications and creating more inclusive service and residential environments

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Course Description

One of the most challenging obstacles that professionals face in supporting a life of quality for people in home health settings, hospice, long-term care, and residential care is the prevalence of hearing loss among older adults. Hearing loss is a common health condition in the United States (CDC). It is estimated that 50% of people aged 70 years and older have disabling hearing loss (NIDCD). Having a hearing impairment can impede participation and limit activity. This contributes to social isolation, depression, frustration, and demanding behavior. The good news is that simple modifications in daily care can greatly improve quality of life for people living with hearing loss by promoting safety, independence, and participation. This course will help all caregivers get started making simple modifications and creating more inclusive service and residential environments

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