FREE Dementia Education

Classes are open to hospital staff & professionals: RN, CAN, OT, PT, SW and Community Caregivers & Home Health Professionals.



The link will take you to the online registration at TriHealth.com, click on your choice of class and you will be linked to the registration form.


Enhancing Mobility & Reducing Fall Risks: Understanding Behaviors and then Helping

Thursday, April 7, 8:30-11:00 a.m.

Location: Good Samaritan Hospital Conference Center A, B and C

  • Recognize behaviors and skills that affect mobility need and issues
  • Identify what cues, prompts and familiar activities will prompt function with minimal verbal direction
  • Introduce benefits of sustaining mobility skills as well as fall risk reduction
Handout

Creating a Safe and Friendly Place for a Person with Dementia

Friday, April 8, 8:30-11 a.m.

Location: Life Enriching Communities Twin Towers Gulden Community Center

  • Identify key components in the physical environment for someone living with dementia
  • Recognize the importance of social environment in care outcomes for someone living with dementia
  • Describe supportive aspects of the physical environment throughout the disease process of dementia
  • Compare traditional physical and social environment set-ups with supportive set-ups for people with dementia

Making Moments of Joy

Friday, April 8, 1-3:30 p.m.

Location: Bethesda North Hospital Golder Rooms

  • Discuss the evidence regarding caregiver burden and burn-out versus caregiver health and well-being
  • Compare the concept of care "giving" versus care "partnering"
  • Demonstrate and practice use of positive physical approaches, use of supportive communication techniques
Handout

Presentations at TriHealth:

Occupational Therapist CEUs submitted to OT Board, CEUs pending.

Social Work CEs have been awarded:

2.5 CEs Making Moments of Joy - It's What You Choose to Do as a Caregiver

Presentations at Twin Towers, LEC:

Occupational Therapist CEUs submitted to OT Board, CEUs pending.

Many THANKS to our Sponsors: