Understanding Dementia Care with Teepa Snow
Nationally renowned dementia expert Teepa Snow is coming to our area to present a special Alzheimer’s and dementia seminar for health care professionals, caregivers, and senior advocates.
Join Teepa Snow, Senior Helpers, and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America to learn relevant and meaningful techniques that you can immediately implement every day with people who are living with Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Understanding Dementia Care: Successful Interaction Strategies for Health Care Providers
Thursday, August 16, 2012 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Marina Village Conference Center (near SeaWorld) | San Diego, CA
Normally $35 per CE Attendee | $20 per Non-CE Attendee ... Use Discount Code TTSDSD and pay just $10 per attendee from your organization
This session is designed to provide health care professionals with knowledge, skills, and strategies for providing help to people with dementia. The methods presented recognize losses and use retained abilities to promote optimal care and positive outcomes in interactions. Emphasis will be placed on helping learners to approach people with dementia safely and consistently, provide verbal support and responses that reduce distress, and improve social engagement. It will also focus on developing behaviors and habits that promote well-being and reduce the risk of negative interactions with people who have a dementing illness. The session will be very interactive with the goal of providing knowledge that will change how the person with dementia is viewed and how care is offered.
For more information and to register for this event, call 619-450-4686 or visit: www.regonline.com/DementiaStrategiesSDCounty
and use Discount Code TTSDSD to pay just $10 per attendee from your organization.
Gain valuable information that will help you in your work with older adults. It is c onvenient and you can earn up to three continuing education contact hours!