Person-Centered Dementia Care Training
This is a workshop series that trains
staff at senior care facilities in the principles and methods of person-centered dementia care.
training improves both the ability and confidence of caregiving staff to deal with residents with dementia therapeutically.
Since residents with dementia can at times be quite
difficult to connect with, our approach is especially focused
on enhancing staff's emotional attunement.
Staff learn group-oriented methods
of engaging residents with dementia. Residents respond to these group activities with increased social interaction and awareness
of others. In consequence, overall levels of agitation and other “difficult behaviors” are reduced on the dementia