Environment: Routines and Consistency for Comfort

Environment: Routines and Consistency for Comfort 

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 residents’ environment.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-ERCC-R1

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (3 Match)

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

1.0 HOURS


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

District Of Columbia Board Of Nursing Assistive Personnel

1.0 HOURS


North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Facility Services

1.0 HOURS


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; Approval # . This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-ERCC-R1
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 8/31/2024
Learning Objectives:
Understand the importance of surroundings to the person with a disease that causes dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease.
Provide a consistent environment for the safety and well-being of the person with dementia.
Understand which activities are appropriate for the person with dementia.
Utilize recommendations from the Alzheimer's Association for a positive, nurturing environment.
Identify risks for falls and use techniques to prevent falls/injuries in people with dementia.

Outline:
Environment IS important Surroundings are important How senses impact Sensory Input Consistent Environment Sticking to a Schedule Boring to You - Beneficial to Someone Wary of Unfamiliar Places Common Areas Individual Rooms General Atmosphere Help Lower Distress

Instructor: Sharon K. Brothers, MSW
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 declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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