Managing accommodating responsive behaviors dementia care
GPA emphasizes that an individual's unique personal history has a direct application to the interpretation of and response to their behavior.It incorporates strategies into geriatric patient care to assist staff to respond effectively to verbal and physical expressions of need.
Also included is a review of the losses associated with Alzheimer's disease, common behavioural symptoms, the influence of physical health on behaviour, and guidelines for handling catastrophic reactions.Specific body containment techniques were less employed on geriatric patients who experience responsive behaviors.Pre- and postphysical aggression rates declined over the 6-month period following GPA training.Modules include a Power Point presentation, discussion activities, lecture and demonstration, role-play and group work. For professionals and staff who work in agencies that serve people with memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, or a related dementia.The 2017 trainings are: Friday, January 20, 2017 from a.m. This workshop provides an overview of dementia and brain function, the use of an assessment tool to assist in helping staff structure activities and introduces the concept of behavior as communication.
First Responders Online Training The free, online training features high-quality content in an interactive format, developed by the Alzheimer's Association with input from first responders.