Activities: Creating a well-rounded program

Activities: Creating a well-rounded program 

Making new friends, learning skills, and being involved in social activities are important parts of life for individuals with Alzheimer’s. Learn the benefits of involving your clients in activities that encourage them to be social and energetic as well as mentally and physically stimulated.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-ACWP

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

California Department of Public Health (CNA)

1.0 HOURS


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.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-ACWP
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 8/31/2024
Learning Objectives:
Understand why activities are important to individuals with Alzheimer's.
Identify the four areas of activities.
Utilize different methods of communication to better interact with the people in your care who are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Outline:
1. Maria’s Story: Activities a. Caregiver relationship and quality of life 2. Activities are… a. Define activities for people with dementias 3. Susan’s story a. Using personal care tasks as fun activities i. Hair and nail care ii. Preparing for meals (setting the table) 4. The “whys” of Activities in caregiving a. Activities are important i. Giving a sense of purpose ii. Stimulating mental function iii. Better sleep at night 5. The Serper Method a. Repeat instructions as much as possible 6. Four areas of activities a. Social b. Spiritual c. Mental d. Physical

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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