Course Code: REL-PAC-0-PSNP
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2020
Create life-enriching activities geared toward the functioning level of your clients.
Bring a sense of enjoyment and living to your client’s lives.
Employ simplicity and consistency in your activity program.
Use the Alzheimer’s Associations’ guidelines for creating an activity program.
Weigh the benefits between stimulation and relaxation.
Use scents, games, and familiar items to trigger memories.
Substitute activities, Simplicity and Consistency, Stimulating activities, mental stimulation Stimulation vs. Relaxation Schedule according to time of day Program Guidelines Get Creative, Recall memories, Use scents, Use antique items, Include games Keep activities fun, lively and adult Soothing activities, One-on-one moments, Functional activities Focus on process Activity principle
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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