Effective Communication and Strategies for Challenging Behaviors Associated with Dementia

Power to Communicate

Develop practical strategies for interpersonal communications with effective means to assist individuals with dementia in performing ADL’s (activities of daily living). Gain greater understanding of challenging behaviors with strategies to address and accommodate individual needs.

· Identify accommodations and strategies to effectively communicate with persons living with dementia.
· Increase knowledge and ability to respond to challenging behaviors.
· Increase knowledge and ability to assist with activities of daily living.
· Expand knowledge and skill in addressing family dynamics and building a support team.

Family care partners, health professionals, and other persons interested in developing a proactive dementia care partner plan

1.5 to 2 hours based on venue and time availability