Addressing Dementia-Related Behaviors When Assisting with ADLs
Objectives: Apply person-centered care and best practices in assisting older adults living with dementia with ADLs. Describe strategies for addressing ADLs throughout the progression of dementia. Identify situations that may trigger dementia-related behaviors.
Description: In this class, caregivers will learn the importance of person-centered care when assisting older adults living with dementia with activities of daily living (ADLs). Caregivers will apply strategies for supporting clients throughout the progression of dementia and will identify best practices for fostering the client’s dignity, independence, and choice.