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Staff Training Opportunity- Developmental Disabilities & Dementia

January 16 at 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EST

This popular workshop is for all DD or aging agency staff with direct or ancillary care responsibilities for adults at risk of or diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Family members are also welcome to attend. Attendees will learn:

  • how to recognize the onset of dementia in an adult with DD
  • why early (and correct) diagnosis is so important to program services
  • conditions that mimic dementia – but are treatable
  • the 4 most common causes of challenging behaviors
  • how to communicate effectively and avoid confrontations
  • techniques to manage resistance to bathing, agitation, sundowning, etc.
  • easy and inexpensive home modifications to support function and independence
  • end-of-life considerations

Thursday, January 16, 2020 – Anderson, SC

9:00 am to 4:30 pm. Anderson County Library 300 North McDuffie Street

Anderson, SC 29621

$75.00 per person
Special reduced rate for family caregivers: $25.00

 

Register Online

https://dementiacarestrategi es.regfox.com/development al-disabilities-dementia– best-practices-in-care

 

For More Information:

Kathryn Pears, MPPM

Dementia Care Strategies Email: [email protected]

 

Details

Date:
January 16
Time:
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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