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Tools to Optimize Quality Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care: Tackling Loneliness and Social Isolation

Course: #4961Level: Intermediate1 Hour 1692 Reviews
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This session will review practical and cost-effective strategies care providers can implement to impact these areas. Following the framework of person-centered care, providers will hear about meaningful and purposeful activity, sensory, technology, and wellness strategies they can implement to mitigate the potentially harmful effects of isolation.

Course created on December 11, 2020

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Course Type: Video, Audio

CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, 01408; 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 #20-762799; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Geriatrics

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize the scope of the problem related to isolation for residents with dementia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify practical approaches to implement person-centered care initiatives while in isolation.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list ways to enhance social connectedness while in isolation.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize how elements of a person-centered approach can minimize behaviors and enhance functional performance while in isolation.

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Background, Infection Control Challenges
10-15 Minutes Person-Centered Care
15-25 Minutes Impact of Routines
25-35 Minutes Social Isolation and Loneliness
35-45 Minutes Active Engagement and Purpose
45-50 Minutes Staying Connected
50-55 Minutes Case Study
55-60 Minutes Key Take-Aways Regarding Activity and Engagement

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Kathleen D. Weissberg has received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Kathleen D. Weissberg has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 01408. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Intermediate level, Geriatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.