Course Goals and Objectives

Course Goals and Objectives

  •  To provide fundamental education on dementia and dementia care
  • To teach communication techniques
  • To enhance the quality of life of dementia patients through educating care providers
  • Foster sensitivity and respect for the dementia client

 


  • To provide sensitive approaches for assisting patients with activities of daily living
  • Identify common causes of aggression, repetitive and sundowning behaviors in older adults
  • Learn how to develop a Wandering Preparedness Team
  • Address issues of sexuality and the dementia patient
  • Address end-of-life care



  • Describe behaviors/care interventions that may be used to prevent, reduce or eliminate difficult care situations
  • Describe challenges related to caregiver stress and utilize stress reduction techniques
  • Learn alternative activity interventions that are success oriented and failure free