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.
At a glance
What: Care That Matters: Providing Person-centered Dementia Care
When: Last offered May 20, 2016. Check back for next offering.
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
For additional information, contact Suzanna Waters Castillo:
“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