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.
Sexuality is a natural part of who we are Intimacy Incorrect bias that sexuality becomes inappropriate as we age Sexualized behaviors Sexuality in dementia clients Staff attitudes toward sexuality Guiding principal is safety first Consider families concerns Consider personal rights Caregivers must continually reassess Be prepared to talk to your supervisor Sexuality is a basic need Dementia affects understanding of what is appropriate Five-step intervention Be aware and preventative of STD's
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.