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 reinforce 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