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CARE112

This 2 credit course provides a foundation for handling a variety of difficult behaviors, including aggressive, disruptive, and repetitive behavior, wandering, Sundowner's and resistance to care.
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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Understand Your Client’s Perspectives
  • Handle Challenging Behaviors with Alzheimer’s and Dementia
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Handling Difficult Situations and Behaviors Info:

This 2 credit course provides a foundation for handling a variety of difficult behaviors, including aggressive, disruptive, and repetitive behavior, wandering, Sundowner's and resistance to care.

After completing this lesson, the student will be able to: understand your client’s perspectives; handle challenging behaviors with Alzheimer’s and dementia; recognize triggers for certain behaviors; know the principles for handling behaviors; employ intervention strategies for nine common challenging behaviors; recognizing and understanding what challenging behaviors are; learn coping skills and methods for handling difficult situations and behaviors.

Course Outline
  • Handling Difficult Situations and Behaviors
  • Understand your clients’ perspectives
  • How Alzheimer’s disease and dementias can cause challenging behaviors
  • What triggers behaviors, Avoiding inappropriate reactions to behaviors
  • Principles for handling behaviors, Get medical help
  • Don’t take behavior personally, Accept that you can’t change the person
  • Remain flexible, patient and calm, Reassure the client
  • Focus on safety to others and self
  • Offer choices, Be creative, Honor dignity/rights of the person
  • Possible interventions for behaviors: aggressive behavior, wandering, repetitious behavior, bathing resistance, sleep disturbance, inappropriate sexual behavior, repetitive complaining or requests, yelling or screaming, sundowners syndrome
  • Intervention techniques


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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