Older adults may experience age-related changes and chronic health conditions that challenge their goal to age-in-place. This presentation will provide clinicians with a basic understanding of the concept of aging in place, current methods to support aging in place, and the distinct role of occupational therapy in assisting older adults who wish to live and participate in their communities.
This is Day 1 of the Aging in Place Virtual Conference.
Course created on February 5, 2018
Course Type: Video, Audio, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Introductory, Category 1: Domain Of OT - Client Factors; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-610707; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Beginner, Geriatrics; RESNA/0.1 Introductory
- After this course, participants will be able to define the concept of aging in place.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the strengths and limitations of current long-term care services and supports that assist older adults who want to remain in their homes.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the distinct role of occupational therapy in assisting older adults who wish to live and participate in their communities.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and review of objectives|
|5-10 Minutes||What is aging in place and why care|
|10-15 Minutes||Case example for comprehension|
|15-25 Minutes||Current long-term care services and supports for aging in place|
|25-35 Minutes||Strengths & limitations of long-term care services and supports|
|35-40 Minutes||Case example for comprehension|
|40-50 Minutes||An alternative approach: Occupational Therapy and its distinct role in aging in place|
|50-55 Minutes||Case example for comprehension|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, introduce following webinars, brief question-and-answer session|
Kelly Dickson, CScD, OTR/L is an occupational therapist at UPMC Centers for Rehab Services in Pittsburgh, PA. She has clinical specialization in geriatric practice, specifically within primary care settings. Dr. Dickson’s efforts focus on the promotion of aging in place. During her doctoral training at the University of Pittsburgh, she completed a quality improvement project that investigated the feasibility of integrating occupational therapy into a geriatric care coordination program for aging in place. Currently, Dr. Dickson is involved in program development to expand outpatient geriatric services and to better address community-dwelling older adults’ functional and safety needs in order to support aging in place.
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