Assisting an Older Adult Living with Dementia with Eating
Objectives: Apply person-centered strategies for assisting older adults living with dementia with eating. Describe tactics for adapting the client’s home environment to support eating. Recognize best practices for ensuring the client’s dignity, independence, and choice during the dining process.
Description: This class covers how to apply person-centered care when assisting clients living with dementia with eating. Caregivers will learn how to support the client’s dignity, independence, and choice during the dining process. Health considerations, adaptive equipment, and hand over hand assistance for eating are also covered.