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Independence is an important part of maintaining dignity. In this lesson, the student will learn strategies to assist their client with each activity of daily living.
Independence is an important part of maintaining dignity. In this lesson, the student will learn strategies to assist their client with each activity of daily living.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
During the first part of this three part series, you will learn the value of joy in the caregiving experience. An introduction to dementia care is discussed starting with how to best understand the person as...
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During the first part of this three part series, you will learn the value of joy in the caregiving experience. An introduction to dementia care is discussed starting with how to best understand the person as a whole offering a client-centered approach.
During the first part of this three part series, you will learn the value of joy in the caregiving experience. An introduction to dementia care is discussed starting with how to best understand the person as a whole offering a client-centered approach.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
In the second part of this series, you will learn the value of joy in the caregiving experience. You will begin to learn how your mood can affect them and the joy of simple pleasures in life.
In the second part of this series, you will learn the value of joy in the caregiving experience. You will begin to learn how your mood can affect them and the joy of simple pleasures in life.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
In the third and final part of this series, you will learn the value of joy in the caregiving experience. Other aspects of dementia care are discussed as well as solutions to problems that may come up during...
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In the third and final part of this series, you will learn the value of joy in the caregiving experience. Other aspects of dementia care are discussed as well as solutions to problems that may come up during caregiving.
In the third and final part of this series, you will learn the value of joy in the caregiving experience. Other aspects of dementia care are discussed as well as solutions to problems that may come up during caregiving.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
In the first part of this series, you will learn how to make the most out of an activity. This client centered approach will help you understand all angles of your client's experience so that you may help...
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In the first part of this series, you will learn how to make the most out of an activity. This client centered approach will help you understand all angles of your client's experience so that you may help them better through quality connections.
In the first part of this series, you will learn how to make the most out of an activity. This client centered approach will help you understand all angles of your client's experience so that you may help them better through quality connections.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
In the second part of this series, you will learn how to make the most out of an activity. Activities come in all different forms and knowing how each activity impacts your client will help you help them.
In the second part of this series, you will learn how to make the most out of an activity. Activities come in all different forms and knowing how each activity impacts your client will help you help them.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
In the third and final part of this series, you will learn how to make the most out of an activity. By knowing some simple and effective approaches, you can make sure your client is well cared for allowing...
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In the third and final part of this series, you will learn how to make the most out of an activity. By knowing some simple and effective approaches, you can make sure your client is well cared for allowing them to get the most out of life.
In the third and final part of this series, you will learn how to make the most out of an activity. By knowing some simple and effective approaches, you can make sure your client is well cared for allowing them to get the most out of life.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course covers the fears and challenges people with dementia sometimes have regarding bathing. By answering the questions of when, where, and how the person has always taken a bath we will uncover ways to...
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This course covers the fears and challenges people with dementia sometimes have regarding bathing. By answering the questions of when, where, and how the person has always taken a bath we will uncover ways to approach the bathing process to make it a better experience.
This course covers the fears and challenges people with dementia sometimes have regarding bathing. By answering the questions of when, where, and how the person has always taken a bath we will uncover ways to approach the bathing process to make it a better experience.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course covers the various diseases which may present as dementia or manifest dementia-like symptoms.
This course covers the various diseases which may present as dementia or manifest dementia-like symptoms.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course discusses the impact of dementia on communication and teaches the student how to use that information to better communicate with people who have dementia.
This course discusses the impact of dementia on communication and teaches the student how to use that information to better communicate with people who have dementia.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course teaches how to utilize communication and intervention skills when working with individuals with dementia and challenging behaviors.
This course teaches how to utilize communication and intervention skills when working with individuals with dementia and challenging behaviors.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course explains and explores some of the most common theories regarding dementia care and how to use them in daily work.
This course explains and explores some of the most common theories regarding dementia care and how to use them in daily work.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course focuses on developing activities and enrichment programs that have meaning to individuals with dementia.
This course focuses on developing activities and enrichment programs that have meaning to individuals with dementia.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course explores the differences and similarities between hallucinations and delusions in the client with dementia. Intervention skills are also explored in this course.
This course explores the differences and similarities between hallucinations and delusions in the client with dementia. Intervention skills are also explored in this course.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course explores the ongoing sexual feelings, behaviors and needs of the person with dementia.
This course explores the ongoing sexual feelings, behaviors and needs of the person with dementia.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course teaches basic principles of medications and care for the person with dementia, including identification of common medication, how to assist the person appropriately and cautions that should be...
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This course teaches basic principles of medications and care for the person with dementia, including identification of common medication, how to assist the person appropriately and cautions that should be used when working with medications.
This course teaches basic principles of medications and care for the person with dementia, including identification of common medication, how to assist the person appropriately and cautions that should be used when working with medications.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course teaches caregivers how to better care for themselves and identify signs of stress. This course is designed to help build greater self-esteem and coping skills and ultimately a stronger caregiving...
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This course teaches caregivers how to better care for themselves and identify signs of stress. This course is designed to help build greater self-esteem and coping skills and ultimately a stronger caregiving team.
This course teaches caregivers how to better care for themselves and identify signs of stress. This course is designed to help build greater self-esteem and coping skills and ultimately a stronger caregiving team.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course covers the importance of working with your client's family, understanding their grief process, and how to help them participate as members of the care team. You will also learn about how...
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This course covers the importance of working with your client's family, understanding their grief process, and how to help them participate as members of the care team. You will also learn about how environment plays a role in your client's well being.
This course covers the importance of working with your client's family, understanding their grief process, and how to help them participate as members of the care team. You will also learn about how environment plays a role in your client's well being.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. This course engages learners in learning about Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia,...
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The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. This course engages learners in learning about Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, how Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain, and conditions and diseases that may cause irreversible dementia. Information about the conditions and disorders that may mimic the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and the characteristics and stages of dementia related diseases is presented.
The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. This course engages learners in learning about Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, how Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain, and conditions and diseases that may cause irreversible dementia. Information about the conditions and disorders that may mimic the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and the characteristics and stages of dementia related diseases is presented.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the care of persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. This course engages the learner in considering behavior as the...
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The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the care of persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. This course engages the learner in considering behavior as the language of dementia, offers strategies for interpreting behavior as communication, and provides a problem-solving approach to addressing behavioral expressions of distress, including pain.
The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the care of persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. This course engages the learner in considering behavior as the language of dementia, offers strategies for interpreting behavior as communication, and provides a problem-solving approach to addressing behavioral expressions of distress, including pain.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
The purpose of this course is to discuss the importance of maintaining activities for people living with dementia. Strategies for creating and implementing activities are discussed. Different activity ideas...
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The purpose of this course is to discuss the importance of maintaining activities for people living with dementia. Strategies for creating and implementing activities are discussed. Different activity ideas are explored along with choices as they relate to the stage of disease a resident maybe in. The correlation between activities and agitation is discussed along with tips for managing escalating behavior during activities.
The purpose of this course is to discuss the importance of maintaining activities for people living with dementia. Strategies for creating and implementing activities are discussed. Different activity ideas are explored along with choices as they relate to the stage of disease a resident maybe in. The correlation between activities and agitation is discussed along with tips for managing escalating behavior during activities.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the care of people living with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders. Functional levels related to the stages of disease are discussed....
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The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the care of people living with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders. Functional levels related to the stages of disease are discussed. Strategies for maximizing independence and active engagement in activities of daily living are discussed. Alternative communication methods that a resident may use to indicate his or her needs and how to identify and address those needs are discussed. Signs and symptoms of pain a person with Alzheimer’s or dementia are reviewed. The risk of and strategies to prevent dehydration and malnutrition are provided.
The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the care of people living with Alzheimer’s disease or related disorders. Functional levels related to the stages of disease are discussed. Strategies for maximizing independence and active engagement in activities of daily living are discussed. Alternative communication methods that a resident may use to indicate his or her needs and how to identify and address those needs are discussed. Signs and symptoms of pain a person with Alzheimer’s or dementia are reviewed. The risk of and strategies to prevent dehydration and malnutrition are provided.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
The purpose of this course is to review terms used when providing a medication service to those with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Common terms are reviewed along with basic medication concepts. The...
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The purpose of this course is to review terms used when providing a medication service to those with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Common terms are reviewed along with basic medication concepts. The difference between side effect and an adverse drug reaction is discussed. The learner is engaged in reviewing medications typically used in treating the symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s with their associated risks and benefits. Alternatives to medication use and gradual dose reduction is presented.
The purpose of this course is to review terms used when providing a medication service to those with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Common terms are reviewed along with basic medication concepts. The difference between side effect and an adverse drug reaction is discussed. The learner is engaged in reviewing medications typically used in treating the symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s with their associated risks and benefits. Alternatives to medication use and gradual dose reduction is presented.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course delivers background information about depression and offers ideas that providers can use daily when helping mothers and their families who may be suffering from depression. This course also...
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This course delivers background information about depression and offers ideas that providers can use daily when helping mothers and their families who may be suffering from depression. This course also includes useful resources and handouts for mothers with depression.
This course delivers background information about depression and offers ideas that providers can use daily when helping mothers and their families who may be suffering from depression. This course also includes useful resources and handouts for mothers with depression.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
This course explains the history and philosophy of providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities. This course reviews the past, and how de-institutionalization and the practice of...
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This course explains the history and philosophy of providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities. This course reviews the past, and how de-institutionalization and the practice of providing services with the least restrictive alternative changed the course of how services are provided today.
This course explains the history and philosophy of providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities. This course reviews the past, and how de-institutionalization and the practice of providing services with the least restrictive alternative changed the course of how services are provided today.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education