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Dementia Competent Practice: Promoting Dignity & Person Centered Care

July 16, 2020 : 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Participants will learn the signs and symptoms associated with Dementia with an emphasis on prevention and early detection.

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About this Event

This 3 hour training is designed for direct care staff working with older adults and their caretakers. The training is designed to build knowledge related to Dementia and diseases that cause Dementia. Participants will learn the signs and symptoms associated with Dementia with an emphasis on prevention and early detection.Throughout the training, participants will be invited to explore the care continuum through the lens of people living with Dementia, their caretakers, and the supports and services in place to help them. Participants will have the opportunity to shape their practice with person-centered and trauma-informed approaches as well as effective communication skills.

Participation in this training requires completion of a pre-assessment at the start of training and again 90 days following the training. Participants will also be asked to complete a training evaluation.

Eligible participants will be entitled to a stipend of $75 dollars for the combined attendance at training and completion of pre-assessment and training evaluation data. At the 90 day post-assessment, participants completing the assessment will be eligible for an additional stipend of $75.

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If you have questions, you can contact Tonya Glantz at tglantz@ric.edu or call 401-456-4626.