Activities - Stimulating Memories and Interaction

Activities - Stimulating Memories and Interaction 

This course gives examples and ideas for activities that work and involve residents, staff, and the community. Learn what the goals should be for an activity and how even common household chores can be fun and stimulating for an individual with Alzheimer’s. After completing this lesson, the student will be able to Implement ideas for a good activity program. Understand the importance of memory stimulation in the activity plan Utilize activities recommended by the Alzheimer's Association.

$15.99

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-ALZH113

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

Oregon Department of Human Services

1.0 HOURS


This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 1.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-ALZH113
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 8/31/2020
Learning Objectives:
Implement ideas for a good activity program
b. Understand the importance of memory stimulation in the activity plan
c. Utilize activities recommended by the Alzheimer’s Association

Outline:

1. Objectives



a. Implement ideas for a good activity program



b. Understand the importance of memory stimulation in the activity plan



c. Utilize activities recommended by the Alzheimer’s Association



2. Engaged through activities



3. Activity programs



4. Reminiscence



a. Memories



b. One on one or group



c. How to start a memory conversation



d. Topics for reminiscing



5. Activity – Choosing reminiscing topics



6. Intergenerational activities



a. Family activities



7. Pets



a. Be careful



8. Personalized activities



a. Past hobbies and interests



9. Activity ideas for everyone



a. The process



10. Activities for everyone



11. Household activities



a. Folding 



b. Sweeping



c. Watering



d. Setting the table



12. Your goal



13. Alzheimer’s Association’s Recommendations 


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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