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Caring for the Caregiver

Identifies the personal qualities needed by a caregiver. Describes the stages an Alzheimer’s patient’s caregiver experiences as part of the process of becoming a caregiver. Identifies a team of health care professionals to provide care for the individual with a dementing condition. Provides strategies for caregivers to care for themselves, including physical and emotional health.
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Learning Objectives

 

  1. Identify the personal qualities needed by a caregiver.
  2. Describe the stages an Alzheimer’s patient’s caregiver experiences as part of the process of becoming a caregiver.
  3. Identify a team of health care professionals to provide care for the individual with a dementing condition.
  4. Provide strategies for caregivers to care for themselves, including physical and emotional health.
Products specifications
Instructor B. Sternberg, Ph.D.
Contact Hours: 3
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Memory Loss & Forgetfulness

Identifies the memory changes that take place in normal aging. Discusses how mild cognitive impairment (MCI) differs from memory loss in normal aging and from dementia. Describes the cognitive and personality changes that take place in Alzheimer’s disease. Identifies cognitive and personality changes that occur in a range of non-Alzheimer’s disease dementias.
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Caring for Patients with Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias

Lists methods to assist patients with memory and communication problems. Lists strategies to assist patients with mood and behavioral problems. Identifies strategies to assist patients with physical and personal hygiene problems. Identifies approaches to mealtime and nutritional health. Identifies strategies for handling exercise, socializing, and other activities. Discusses when and how to consider alternative living arrangements including respite care. Describes the legal and financial concerns that need to be addressed.
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Keeping Balance & Preventing Falls

Lists causes and health hazards of falls. Outlines methods of preventing falls among the elderly. Lists the techniques for improving balance among the elderly. Describes procedures to prevent falls and reduce the risks of injury.