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Elderspeak - Ageist Communication Elderspeak is a form of prejudice in both verbal and non-verbal communication. It may be in the form of seemingly innocent or normal ways of speaking to the older adult yet the impact is harmful. By being mindful of our words and how... View
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Ebola PPE information for the Health Care Professional This module presents the current PPE Screening, donning, and doffing for the healthcare provider. View
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Dementia_three techniques to reduce agitation and anxiety in patients reduce agitation and anxiety in patients View
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Dementia: The Family Perspective Family responses to dementia View
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Dementia Techniques to Assist with ADLs Dementia Techniques to Assist with ADLs View
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Dementia Strategies: Using the Ping Pong Technique The ping-pong technique is a way to change the conversation or repeated questions that indicate anxiety in someone with dementia. This method avoids asking questions that can increase anxiety levels more. View
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Dementia Strategies: The Care Card and Wrap Around Care In this module we will present two methods to insure consistency in care. The care card is a simple but effective tool to note important things in a person&39s life. Wrap around care insures every caregiver is consistent in approach and interactions. These strategies are vitally important to reduce stress... View
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Dementia Strategies: Showering difficulties and visual misperceptions In this module we will address how to enter a room without startling the person with dementia. We also address common visual disturbances that dementia may cause. Additionally, we provide simple methods to overcome some of these issues specifically anxiety or agitation around showering. View
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Dementia Strategies: How to find out about someone without asking questions A conversation with healthcare providers role playing how to avoid asking questions with the dementia client. Asking questions may agitate or increase anxiety levels in a person with dementia. Avoiding questions can be tricky, especially if the healthcare provider does not know the person well. View
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Dementia Strategies The SPECAL Photograph Album In this module we learn how normal memory works, what happens as we age, and the unique shift that occurs in the brain with the onset of dementia. View
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Dementia Strategies How to use hand under hand technique with ADLs A technique for meals View
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Dementia poster.pdf Printable poster with overview of dementia types View