Care That Matters: Providing Person-Centered Dementia Care
Examine the origins of person-centered dementia care as it evolved from the dynamic work of the University of Bradford (UK) dementia work group. Learn the importance of understanding the psycho-social needs of persons with dementia. We will explore the basic principles of needs based care which emphasizes identification of detractors and enhancers of person-centered dementia care. Case studies, discussion, and videos will be used to facilitate active learning of person-centered dementia care.
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What: Care That Matters: Providing Person-Centered Dementia Care
When: Thu, May 18, 9am-3pm
Where: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison, WI
Continuing education credit: 5 hours (0.5 CEUs), 5 CECH (CHES) contact hours
Instructor: Suzanna Waters Castillo, MSSW, PhD
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For additional information, contact Suzanna Waters Castillo, MSSW, PhD: 608-263-3174
“Person Centered Dementia Care” is an approach to care developed by the University of Bradford (U.K.) Dementia Workgroup. Guided by that group, this seminar will focus on developing a knowledge base and caregiver skills that respond to the social and psychological needs of persons with dementia.
- Define and apply the meaning of personhood and person-centered dementia care
- Explain the importance of the five basic psychosocial needs of person with dementia
- Apply the indicators of well-being in persons with dementia
- Better interpret nonverbal behaviors in persons with dementia
- Use the enhancers to and explain the detractors to person-centered care