Discussion starters : inspired care
12 cards Notes: Cards include : Individuality and diversity -- needs driven services, flexibility -- Spirituality and meaning -- people inspired staff and leadership -- in community enabling lifestyle -- respect dignity and privacy -- enablement empowerment and capability -- decision making power and choice -- contribution -- activity fun and enjoying life -- relationships and intimacy -- environment the physical home -- instructions
Flip cards - A set of 15 colour-coded cards that address:
I'm still here : a research based drama on living with dementia
Using a reflective practice approach, the accompanying teaching-learning guide takes viewers through the major themes and key issues reflected in the play. This versatile educational tool touches people on many levels and encourages personal discovery, reflection, and sharing of perceptions and experiences of life, quality of life, and Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
Any person involved with individuals and families who live with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia will benefit from viewing the videotaped version of I'm Still Here and reflecting on the words of persons with dementia and the questions presented in this teaching-learning guide.
Dementia care : inservice training modules for long-term care
Dementia Care Inservice Training Modules for Long-Term Care is a complete collection of research material for specialized dementia care training in the long-term care setting. Each of the eight modules is created to decrease preparation time for the presenter by including everything necessary for an effective presentation. The curriculum covers all aspects of specialized dementia care, including anatomy and physiology, basic principles of care, daily care, eating challenges, recreation and activities, common medical problems, and more. The easy to understand format and all-inclusive packet can be incorporated into any non-nursing forum such as support groups or informal caregivers and can be adapted for large or small audiences. Each module is concluded with summaries, scenarios and group activities to further the learning process. Dementia Care Inservice Training Modules for Long-Term Care will help prepare any member of the healthcare team for the daily ups and downs of dementia caregiving.
Dementia care training manual for staff working in nursing and residential settings