Understanding Alzheimer's Disease - LIVE CLASSROOM 9/26/18
The purpose of this activity is to provide the learner with information on the disease process and skills or techniques used to manage these clients at home.
Criteria for Successful Completion of Activity to claim CE Certificate
All Health Care Professionals regardless of CE credit
By the end of this educational activity the learner will be able to:
- define Alzheimer’s Disease
- discuss the difference between Dementia and normal aging
- identify the different stages of Alzheimer’s Disease and care needs
- discuss the ways to maintain ADL’s during the progression of Alzheimer’s Disease
- identify interventions for Behavior management
- describe how to communicate and respond to challenging behaviors
- identify causes for changes in behavior
No relevant conflict of interest or financial relationships were disclosed for this educational activity by any of the authors or presenters.
Brooke Martin, MS, OTR/L
Brooke is an occupational therapist with 8 years of experience in geriatric practice. Her experience includes house calls, outpatient therapy, and most recently, home health and hospice care in senior living communities, including specialized dementia settings. Brooke’s passion for practice is that in dementia care and for adults with intellectual disabilities in both ICF and group home settings. She has extensive experience in caregiver education both in senior living communities and private home settings on communication techniques and incorporation of multi-sensory and functional tasks into daily routine for those with dementia for improved quality of life and overall health. She also has created and led trainings locally within her home health practice related to best practices for dementia and Alzheimer’s care specific to the population of adults with intellectual disabilities.
- 2.00 Contact hours (ANCC)
- 2.00 Participation
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