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Challenging Behaviors: Prevention through Acceptance and Communication

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ALZH116

Behavior in individuals with dementia can be unpredictable and learning how to manage this behavior is important to maintaining a healthy and safe environment.

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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 1
  • Steps of Managing Challenging Behavior
  • Respecting the Rights, Safety, and Dignity of Your Residents
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Challenging Behaviors: Prevention through Acceptance and Communication Info:

This 1 hour course covers how behavior in individuals with dementia can be unpredictable. Learning how to manage this behavior is important to maintaining a healthy and safe environment.

Learning how to prevent challenging behaviors is an important step in working with those afflicted with dementia. In this course you will learn how to accept, communicate, reassure, accept his/her best, move your reality, and distract. While preventing challenging behavior should always be the primary goal, when challenging behavior does occur it is important to know what your priorities and protocol should be. This course will take you through the steps of managing challenging behavior while respecting the rights, safety, and dignity of your residents.

Course Outline
  • Maria’s story: managing behavior challenges
  • Basic principles for preventing challenging behaviors
  • Step 1: accept
  • Step 2: communicate
  • Ray and Maria
  • Virginia’s story
  • Step 3: reassure
  • You are the translator
  • Put yourself in someone else’s shoes
  • Step 4: accept his/her best
  • Doing the best he/she can
  • You’re there to help
  • Each person is unique
  • Step 5: move your reality
  • Reality is flexible
  • Amy’s story
  • Another example
  • Samuel and George
  • Step 6: distract
  • Learning game
  • Food and physical activity
  • Marcus’s story


Instructor Sharon K. Brothers, MSW

Sharon Brothers has been involved in education, writing, management and consulting for a wide range of care-related programs and services. She is currently CEO of the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) which encompasses the brands: aQuire Training Solutions, Medifecta, CarePro and EasyCEU. Sharon received her Masters degree in Social Work from the University of British Columbia in 1980 and has since spent her professional career in the health care industry, developing and operating four assisted living communities for over 18 years. Sharon's leadership of the IPCed team is based on the concept of building a company that prepares the next generation to provide care to seniors, using the very best practices in e-learning and technology.

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Challenging Behaviors: Prevention through Acceptance and Communication

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