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Caring for Persons with Dementia: Behaviors and Communication

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Caring for Persons with Dementia: Behaviors and Communication

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DEME219

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with the care of persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. This course engages the learner in considering behavior as the language of dementia, offers strategies for interpreting behavior as communication, and provides a problem-solving approach to addressing behavioral expressions of distress, including pain.
Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Common Behaviors Seen in Persons With Dementia
  • Responding to Behavioral Expressions of Distress
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  • Explain how Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia affect communication
  • Recognize how to communicate effectively with persons who are not able to communicate through verbal language
  • List examples of behavioral expressions of distress
  • Explain reasons why a person may communicate distress, including pain
  • Identify approaches for responding to behavioral expressions of distress and challenging behaviors
  • Describe the problem-solving approach to responding to challenging behaviors
  • State why approaching from the front is important in caring for a person living with dementia
  • List alternatives to restraints

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Caring for Persons with Dementia: Behaviors and Communication

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