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This course explores the challenges of dementia and Alzheimer's disease through the experiences of one family, and the role of the caregiver as a helper and guide through this traumatic experience. Included...
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This course explores the challenges of dementia and Alzheimer's disease through the experiences of one family, and the role of the caregiver as a helper and guide through this traumatic experience. Included is a discussion of commonly asked questions, how to put yourself in the shoes of a person with memory loss, and tricks to keep your own memory sharp.
This course explores the challenges of dementia and Alzheimer's disease through the experiences of one family, and the role of the caregiver as a helper and guide through this traumatic experience. Included is a discussion of commonly asked questions, how to put yourself in the shoes of a person with memory loss, and tricks to keep your own memory sharp.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course gives an in-depth discussion of the process for diagnosing Alzheimer's disease and dementia with important warning signs of the disease and primary causes.
This course gives an in-depth discussion of the process for diagnosing Alzheimer's disease and dementia with important warning signs of the disease and primary causes.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course outlines the final process of diagnosing Alzheimer's and focuses on the caregiver's role in the life of a person with the disease. This course also shows how the brain develops and deteriorates in...
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This course outlines the final process of diagnosing Alzheimer's and focuses on the caregiver's role in the life of a person with the disease. This course also shows how the brain develops and deteriorates in a person with Alzheimer's disease. By shifting from the family's story and discussing the specific role of the caregiver, this course describes the best way to provide for a person with dementia while maintaining their personal identity and dignity.
This course outlines the final process of diagnosing Alzheimer's and focuses on the caregiver's role in the life of a person with the disease. This course also shows how the brain develops and deteriorates in a person with Alzheimer's disease. By shifting from the family's story and discussing the specific role of the caregiver, this course describes the best way to provide for a person with dementia while maintaining their personal identity and dignity.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course focuses specifically on the difficulties of communicating with someone who has Alzheimer's disease. This course approaches the issue from the perspective of the family as well as the caretaker....
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This course focuses specifically on the difficulties of communicating with someone who has Alzheimer's disease. This course approaches the issue from the perspective of the family as well as the caretaker. This course gives simple steps on how to simplify your speech and more easily communicate with a person who has dementia.
This course focuses specifically on the difficulties of communicating with someone who has Alzheimer's disease. This course approaches the issue from the perspective of the family as well as the caretaker. This course gives simple steps on how to simplify your speech and more easily communicate with a person who has dementia.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course describes the best ways to assist in daily care skills such as bathing and dressing, while still giving the resident dealing with Alzheimer's disease independence and choice.
This course describes the best ways to assist in daily care skills such as bathing and dressing, while still giving the resident dealing with Alzheimer's disease independence and choice.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course focuses on how you can assist with toileting and grooming without infringing on resident dignity and individuality. Hygiene is an incredibly personal issue and this course describes the best ways...
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This course focuses on how you can assist with toileting and grooming without infringing on resident dignity and individuality. Hygiene is an incredibly personal issue and this course describes the best ways to respect resident privacy, while providing optimum care. Assisting in daily care is a regular part of a caregiver's day, so developing good habits and learning the tricks of the trade will help them help others.
This course focuses on how you can assist with toileting and grooming without infringing on resident dignity and individuality. Hygiene is an incredibly personal issue and this course describes the best ways to respect resident privacy, while providing optimum care. Assisting in daily care is a regular part of a caregiver's day, so developing good habits and learning the tricks of the trade will help them help others.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course discusses the best ways to help families cope with the effects of Alzheimer's disease on their family as well as the person suffering from the disease.
This course discusses the best ways to help families cope with the effects of Alzheimer's disease on their family as well as the person suffering from the disease.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course focuses on understanding the family experience and providing support and resources to these families.
This course focuses on understanding the family experience and providing support and resources to these families.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course explores how to create an environment that gives the appropriate amount of stimulation and calm for individuals with dementia, including specific details like color and room design. While the...
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This course explores how to create an environment that gives the appropriate amount of stimulation and calm for individuals with dementia, including specific details like color and room design. While the physical environment is important in any home, it is especially important the living space of a person with Alzheimer's.
This course explores how to create an environment that gives the appropriate amount of stimulation and calm for individuals with dementia, including specific details like color and room design. While the physical environment is important in any home, it is especially important the living space of a person with Alzheimer's.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course teaches an understanding of the way a person with Alzheimer's perceives the world through their senses and how the caregiver can keep their living environment from being too overwhelming or...
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This course teaches an understanding of the way a person with Alzheimer's perceives the world through their senses and how the caregiver can keep their living environment from being too overwhelming or stressful. Learn how consistency with daily activities and a homey atmosphere can bring a sense of calm and safety to the residents' environment.
This course teaches an understanding of the way a person with Alzheimer's perceives the world through their senses and how the caregiver can keep their living environment from being too overwhelming or stressful. Learn how consistency with daily activities and a homey atmosphere can bring a sense of calm and safety to the residents' environment.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
Making new friends, learning skills, and being involved in social activities are important parts of life for individuals with Alzheimer's. Learn the benefits of involving your clients in activities that...
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Making new friends, learning skills, and being involved in social activities are important parts of life for individuals with Alzheimer's. Learn the benefits of involving your clients in activities that encourage them to be social and energetic as well as mentally and physically stimulated.
Making new friends, learning skills, and being involved in social activities are important parts of life for individuals with Alzheimer's. Learn the benefits of involving your clients in activities that encourage them to be social and energetic as well as mentally and physically stimulated.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
Designing activities for individuals with dementia can be challenging. This course teaches techniques to cater to our clients through well developed activities. This course gives examples and ideas for...
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Designing activities for individuals with dementia can be challenging. This course teaches techniques to cater to our clients through well developed activities. This course gives examples and ideas for activities that work and involve clients, staff, and the community. Learn what the goals should be for an activity and how even common household chores can be fun and stimulating for an individual with Alzheimer's.
Designing activities for individuals with dementia can be challenging. This course teaches techniques to cater to our clients through well developed activities. This course gives examples and ideas for activities that work and involve clients, staff, and the community. Learn what the goals should be for an activity and how even common household chores can be fun and stimulating for an individual with Alzheimer's.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course explores the experience of individuals suffering from Alzheimer's disease and memory loss and how they frequently experience dramatic and unexplained weight loss. This course describes possible...
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This course explores the experience of individuals suffering from Alzheimer's disease and memory loss and how they frequently experience dramatic and unexplained weight loss. This course describes possible causes for weight loss and outlines strategies for preventing weight loss and improving nutrition. From general dementia medications to antidepressants to anti-psychotics, it is important to know and understand the chemicals that interact with the person's body.
This course explores the experience of individuals suffering from Alzheimer's disease and memory loss and how they frequently experience dramatic and unexplained weight loss. This course describes possible causes for weight loss and outlines strategies for preventing weight loss and improving nutrition. From general dementia medications to antidepressants to anti-psychotics, it is important to know and understand the chemicals that interact with the person's body.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course teaches techniques for preventing weight loss and improving nutrition in clients with dementia. This course offers quick tips for how to deal with different eating issues and nutritional needs as...
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This course teaches techniques for preventing weight loss and improving nutrition in clients with dementia. This course offers quick tips for how to deal with different eating issues and nutritional needs as well as how to assess changes in eating habits that could be indicators of more serious health problems.
This course teaches techniques for preventing weight loss and improving nutrition in clients with dementia. This course offers quick tips for how to deal with different eating issues and nutritional needs as well as how to assess changes in eating habits that could be indicators of more serious health problems.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course teaches how behavior in individuals with dementia can be unpredictable. Learning how to manage this behavior is important to maintaining a healthy and safe environment.
This course teaches how behavior in individuals with dementia can be unpredictable. Learning how to manage this behavior is important to maintaining a healthy and safe environment.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course teaches how improving communication can help with clients who have challenging behaviors, and takes you through the steps of managing challenging behavior while respecting the rights, safety, and...
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This course teaches how improving communication can help with clients who have challenging behaviors, and takes you through the steps of managing challenging behavior while respecting the rights, safety, and dignity of your residents.
This course teaches how improving communication can help with clients who have challenging behaviors, and takes you through the steps of managing challenging behavior while respecting the rights, safety, and dignity of your residents.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course focuses on building skills for handling violent and aggressive behavior.
This course focuses on building skills for handling violent and aggressive behavior.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course teaches the importance of verbal interaction and non-verbal intervention when managing behavior challenges. Learn simple steps to handling challenging behavior as well as what action to take when...
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This course teaches the importance of verbal interaction and non-verbal intervention when managing behavior challenges. Learn simple steps to handling challenging behavior as well as what action to take when the confrontation is over.
This course teaches the importance of verbal interaction and non-verbal intervention when managing behavior challenges. Learn simple steps to handling challenging behavior as well as what action to take when the confrontation is over.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course teaches you how to distinguish different levels of pain in people suffering from Alzheimer's and how to discover what's wrong even if the person can't directly tell you. Understand non-verbal...
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This course teaches you how to distinguish different levels of pain in people suffering from Alzheimer's and how to discover what's wrong even if the person can't directly tell you. Understand non-verbal communication related to pain and the best ways to help a client who is in pain. This course includes a discussion of specific dementia-related pain and what the care goals should be in these situations.
This course teaches you how to distinguish different levels of pain in people suffering from Alzheimer's and how to discover what's wrong even if the person can't directly tell you. Understand non-verbal communication related to pain and the best ways to help a client who is in pain. This course includes a discussion of specific dementia-related pain and what the care goals should be in these situations.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course addresses the importance of regular assessments of individuals and how these assessments can help with care planning. Timing, proper documentation, and appropriate observation are elements of...
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This course addresses the importance of regular assessments of individuals and how these assessments can help with care planning. Timing, proper documentation, and appropriate observation are elements of client assessments that are discussed in this course.
This course addresses the importance of regular assessments of individuals and how these assessments can help with care planning. Timing, proper documentation, and appropriate observation are elements of client assessments that are discussed in this course.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
Care planning is the next step that flows from the complete assessment or appraisal. There are special considerations in care planning for people with dementia and this course outlines how to make a good care...
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Care planning is the next step that flows from the complete assessment or appraisal. There are special considerations in care planning for people with dementia and this course outlines how to make a good care plan as well as proper documentation.
Care planning is the next step that flows from the complete assessment or appraisal. There are special considerations in care planning for people with dementia and this course outlines how to make a good care plan as well as proper documentation.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course explores the experience of individuals with dementia and how their experience may result in wandering or exit-seeking. Learn strategies to redirect and responses to incidents.
This course explores the experience of individuals with dementia and how their experience may result in wandering or exit-seeking. Learn strategies to redirect and responses to incidents.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
This course was developed from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services booklet which is for those who provide in-home care for people with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders. The goal being to...
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This course was developed from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services booklet which is for those who provide in-home care for people with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders. The goal being to improve home safety by identifying potential problems in the home and offering possible solutions to help prevent accidents.
This course was developed from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services booklet which is for those who provide in-home care for people with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders. The goal being to improve home safety by identifying potential problems in the home and offering possible solutions to help prevent accidents.
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Produced by: Quantum Units Education
Every resident living in an assisted living or residential care community has the right to a well maintained environment. This training module will help you learn about maintenance safety, preventative...
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Every resident living in an assisted living or residential care community has the right to a well maintained environment. This training module will help you learn about maintenance safety, preventative maintenance, “turning” a unit, and waste management.
Every resident living in an assisted living or residential care community has the right to a well maintained environment. This training module will help you learn about maintenance safety, preventative maintenance, “turning” a unit, and waste management.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education
Every resident living in an assisted living or residential care community has the right to a clean and sanitary environment. This training module will focus on the fundamental knowledge and skills required...
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Every resident living in an assisted living or residential care community has the right to a clean and sanitary environment. This training module will focus on the fundamental knowledge and skills required for anyone who is responsible for housekeeping in an assisted living or residential care community.
Every resident living in an assisted living or residential care community has the right to a clean and sanitary environment. This training module will focus on the fundamental knowledge and skills required for anyone who is responsible for housekeeping in an assisted living or residential care community.
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Produced by: IPCed - Institute for Professional Care Education