Care That Matters: Providing Person-centered Dementia Care
Examine the limitations of the organic model and learn the importance of understanding and treating emotional aspects of dementia. Learn the basic principles of needs-based care, which emphasizes meeting the person's emotional needs and thereby providing "care that matters." Learn the basic psychosocial needs of persons with dementia, indicators of well-being, observing and interpreting behaviors of nonverbal persons, and caregiver behaviors that enhance and detract from person-centered care.
At a glance
What: Care That Matters: Providing Person-centered Dementia Care
When: Last offered May 22, 2015. Check back for next offering.
Where: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St, Madison, WI
Continuing education credit: 5 hours (0.5 CEUs)
Instructor: Suzanna Waters Castillo
For additional information, contact Suzanna Waters Castillo: 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 reinforce the social and psychological needs of persons with dementia.
- Understand the characteristics and definition of personhood and person-centered dementia care within the framework of dementia care
- Value the reinforcement of personhood for persons with dementia
- Understand a Needs-Based focus of dementia care
- How to reinforce the 4 mental states of well-being in persons with dementia
- Explain the importance of the 5 basic psychosocial needs of person with dementia
- Understand how raw emotions can lead to burn out states in persons with dementia
- How to interrupt spiraling raw emotions using person-centered approaches
- Recognize the primary detractors of dementia care
- Understand the role of enhancers in dementia care
- Use the enhancers and explain what the detractors to person-centered care are
- Apply the indicators of well-being in persons with dementia
- Better interpret nonverbal behaviors in persons with dementia