About this Course
This course is a brief overview of challenges that people who have dementia face every day. Explaining the challenges helps us to gain a better understanding of what they are experiencing. Resident-centered approaches to working with people who have dementia are described and real world examples are used. The technique of using validation is also discussed.
- Ensure staff provide resident-centered care based on thorough knowledge of each person’s abilities and needs.
- To help staff act as “care partners” to help people achieve optimal functioning and improved quality of life.
- To use a flexible, problem-solving approach to care designed to prevent problems before they occur.