Louisiana Dementia Training: NF-4A

Green Clock Hours: 4.00

As a caregiver for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, improving quality of life should be your priority. As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, the person’s personality and behaviors will likely change, and communication with family members and caregivers will become increasingly more challenging. Because of this decline, individuals in the middle to late stages of Alzheimer’s disease will require assistance from you for completion of activities of daily living. Your understanding of and responses to changes can make a big difference in the person’s quality of life.

In part 1 of this module, you will learn about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, the effects on the brain, and the 3 main stages.

In part 2, you will learn how this disease affects communication skills as well as strategies you can use for verbal and non-verbal communication.

In part 3, you will learn about behavioral symptoms as a form of communication, the role that understanding the meaning of these behaviors plays in providing person-centered care, and strategies and techniques that you can use to address behavioral symptoms.

In part 4, you will learn the various levels of functional ability in persons with Alzheimer’s disease as well as the guidelines you must follow when providing care.



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Course Description

As a caregiver for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, improving quality of life should be your priority. As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, the person’s personality and behaviors will likely change, and communication with family members and caregivers will become increasingly more challenging. Because of this decline, individuals in the middle to late stages of Alzheimer’s disease will require assistance from you for completion of activities of daily living. Your understanding of and responses to changes can make a big difference in the person’s quality of life.

In part 1 of this module, you will learn about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, the effects on the brain, and the 3 main stages.

In part 2, you will learn how this disease affects communication skills as well as strategies you can use for verbal and non-verbal communication.

In part 3, you will learn about behavioral symptoms as a form of communication, the role that understanding the meaning of these behaviors plays in providing person-centered care, and strategies and techniques that you can use to address behavioral symptoms.

In part 4, you will learn the various levels of functional ability in persons with Alzheimer’s disease as well as the guidelines you must follow when providing care.



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