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Activity Series | Addressing Distress Through Meaningful Activities for Residents with Dementia

What You Will Learn

  • Develop an understanding of techniques that can be incorporated into the activity program to decrease distress in those living with Dementia
  • Will self-report learning how to modify activity techniques and staff interaction to encourage meaningful engagement to decrease distress
  • Describe key components that contribute to success in developing an activity program for those living with Dementia

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What You Will Learn

  • Develop an understanding of techniques that can be incorporated into the activity program to decrease distress in those living with Dementia
  • Will self-report learning how to modify activity techniques and staff interaction to encourage meaningful engagement to decrease distress
  • Describe key components that contribute to success in developing an activity program for those living with Dementia
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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

10AM EASTERN
(9:00 CT)

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Price

$25 for Members
$50 for Non-members

90 minutes
Publisher

Health Care Association of Michigan

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Summary

Activities provide a great deal of meaning and quality of life for residents. This is especially true when living with Dementia. This session will discuss several special considerations that will make the activity program more successful for residents living with Dementia while deterring distress and discomfort. Fun, interactive activities will be utilized to discuss topics such as, Theme Kits, Spark of Life Club and the Montessori Method. This session provides specific examples of how to incorporate these types of activities into the everyday activity program.

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Presenters

Dusty Linn

Dusty Linn has worked in Long Term Care for 20 years. She has a Master’s in Social Work and is a Licensed Counseling Social... Read More

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Credit

If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). Registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Attendance/Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant attending the live program at their own computer and phone.

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