Programming for Special Needs Populations

Programming for Special Needs Populations 

This course explores the activity and enrichment needs of populations with special characteristics, regardless of their functional level.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-PSNP

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 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.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-PSNP
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2020
Learning Objectives:
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.

Outline:
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

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.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
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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
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.