End-of-Life Dementia Care

People with dementia have complex life needs at the end of life. These needs have to be met via an inter-professional approach to care that is bio-psycho-spiritual and social. This seminar introduces you to key principles of quality care at the end of life for persons living with dementia and the families that care for them.

At a glance

What: End-of-Life Dementia Care

When: Last offered Oct 27, 2017. Check back for next offering.

Where: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison, WI

Cost: $150

Continuing education credit: 5 hours (0.5 CEUs)

Instructor: Tracy Schroepfer, MD

Registration closed

For additional information, contact SUZANNA WATERS CASTILLO, MSSW, PhD: 608-263-3174

2017 MHOA Fall Brochure.pdf
Approved CE hours for social workers, counselors, therapists, psychologists, and more


  • Intermediate

Learning objectives

  • Identify types and causes of dementia, as well as symptoms of end-stage dementia
  • Define terms associated with the end of life
  • Determine the environment likely to best meet the needs of the patient and his or her family
  • Demonstrate techniques for addressing the physical, psychosocial, spiritual, and cultural needs of a nonverbal person with dementia
  • Employ strategies for supporting family members during their loved one’s dying process