Expand your knowledge and ability to communicate more effectively with healthcare providers and other members of your support team to ensure continuity of care for persons living with dementia. Identify strategies to gather and access key information to effectively advocate for a person with dementia when unexpected change occurs.
· Ensure efficient and easy access to information that supports personal wishes and special needs.
· Understand how to create a personal health record, including comfort items and instructions to support smooth transitions in care.
· Identify strategies to ensure continuity of care through all stages of dementia and across care environments.
· Expand knowledge and skill for effective healthcare and family partnerships.
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