Families, caregivers and long-term care professionals underestimate the
abilities of individuals in mid-stage and late-stage dementia. Many feel the
ability to remain continent, dress and feed themselves and engage in leisure and
recreational skills is no longer possible. This course will provide a practical
approach to dementia with practical examples of how to maintain these skills,
deal with problem behaviors and challenge these individuals to live a full
life... one filled with joy.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- Describe physical and behavioral characteristics found in the Global
Deterioration Scale stage 4, 5, 6 and 7
- Predict when a resident will begin having difficulty with falls, bowel and
bladder incontinence, eating and self-care skills
- Discuss techniques to stage residents by physical characteristics and
provide compensatory strategies to maintain function
- Identify new alternatives to problem behaviors and better understand cause
of frequent behavior problems
- Examine provided samples of documentation (SLP, OT and PT) and Medicare
requirements for Functional Maintenance Programs
- Match activities to the resident's level of dementia
- Dementia Possible Care Overview
- "Staging" and Expectation of Abilities Throughout the Dementing Process
- "My Way" a Vision for Regaining Lost Abilities
- Dealing with Problem Behaviors
- Creative Interventions for Safe Ambulation
- Leisure and Functional Activities Throughout the Dementing Process
- Documentation Requirements and Examples by Global Deterioration Scale
- Developing a Functional Maintenance Program
- Brainstorming and Creative Interventions
- Case Study
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Lanny Butler, MS, OTR,
is a licensed Occupational Therapist with over 30 years of experience.
Currently, he is a Clinical Resource Specialist with Rehab Management, Inc. in
Midlothian, Virginia. Mr. Butler has worked in multiple treatment settings
ranging from a maximum security prison to neonatal intensive care. He was also
an instructor at the College of Health Sciences in Roanoke, Virginia. Mr. Butler
earned his Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of
North Dakota in 1974 and obtained his Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy
from the University of Puget Sound in 1977.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
- Physical Therapists
- Physical Therapy Assistants
- Occupational Therapists
- Occupational Therapy Assistants
- Speech-Language Pathologists
- Activity Directors
- Social Workers
- Dietary Managers
Cross Country Education is an AOTA Approved Provider of
continuing education. This course is offered for .6 AOTA CEUs. The assignment of
AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or
clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA Educational level Introductory, Category 2:
Occupational Therapy Process.
Cross Country Education is a registered social worker continuing
education sponsor approved through the State of Illinois Department of
Professional Regulation (license # 159-000976). This program is offered for six
(6) contact hours of continuing education for social workers. Licensed social
workers in other states should contact their individual state jurisdiction to
review the current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.
Cross Country Education is approved by the Continuing Education
Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide
continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. This
program is offered for .6 CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area). ASHA CE
Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific
products, or clinical procedures.
This program has been submitted to the Illinois Physical Therapy
Association for approval of 6 credit hours.
Cross Country Education is approved by the California Board of
Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 13345, for 7.2 contact hours.
This program has been approved for 6 educational clock hours by
the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (approval #81418).
Cross Country Education is an approved provider by the Florida
Board of Nursing, provider #50-466. This course is offered for 7.2 contact
Cross Country Education is an approved provider with the Iowa
Board Of Nursing, approved provider #328. This course is offered for 7.2 contact
Cross Country Education is a Preferred Provider of professional
continuing education with the National Association of Boards of Examiners of
Long Term Care Administrators (NAB) and has approved this program for the number
of clock hours listed under their sponsor agreement with NAB/NCERS. This program
is approved for 6 continuing education clock hours Approval #3112007-24086-6.
State licensure boards, however, have final authority on the acceptance of
This course has been pre-approved for 6 hours of continuing
education by NCCAP (approval #NCCAP24393-08).
Cross Country Education is an approved provider of continuing
nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by
the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider
#044013109, this course is offered for 6.0 contact hours.
This seminar qualifies for 6 continuing education hours as
required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional
organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and
contact your own board or organization for specific filing requirements.
SEMINAR CLASS TIME:
Seminar Check-In: 7:30 AM Seminar Class Time 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM