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Innovations in Geriatric Care: Multisensory Environments; A Non-Pharmacological Intervention for Managing Behaviors in Clients with Dementia (Day 3)

Course: #3966 Level: Intermediate1 Hour 139 Reviews

This course will explore the use of multisensory environments to decrease negative behaviors in geriatric clients with dementia. Attendees will gain knowledge regarding current research, creation of a multisensory environment, program development, and how to document patient outcomes.

This course is part of the "Innovations in Geriatric Care" Virtual Conference - Day 3.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to verbalize the effectiveness of multisensory environments in dementia care, including the impact to patients, caregivers, and practitioners.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list the steps required to use a multisensory environment with a client.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to complete appropriate documentation when using a multisensory environment, including goal writing and session notes.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Impact of Dementia
10-15 Minutes Sensory Patterns
15-20 Minutes What is a multisensory environment (MSE)? What does the research say about this approach?
20-30 Minutes Steps of developing & using a MSE; Being a facilitator
30-45 Minutes OT Documentation & Patient outcomes
45-55 Minutes Other considerations; MSE use by PT/SLP
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A


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