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, 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

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

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.

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