Complimentary 6 Hour Social Worker CEU event on Dementia and Geri Psych Concerns
Date(s) - February 5, 2013
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Woodholme Gardens Assisted Living
410.979.6121 [email protected]
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Thursday, May 2,2013
Complimentary 6 Cat 1 Social Worker CEU’s!!!!
Only a few seats left….
8:00- 9:00 Breakfast and Registration
9:00-Noon Dementia Care: Jill Rosner, R.N., BSN, CCM, Jewish Community Services
Definition of the disease, an overview of current theories of cognitive impairment, identification of early onset dementia symptoms, practical approaches to medication and non-medication management of older adults, the neuropsychological exam and its use in the diagnosis and monitoring. An interdisciplinary team approach to rehabilitation and management of an individual with dementia to help them maintain maximum independence for as long as possible. Discuss family involvement, education support along with techniques used to prevent and manage aggressive behaviors. Updates on dementia as well as updates on medication. Also included Case Studies.
Noon-1:00- Lunch and Tours!
1:00-4:00 Geri-Psych Program Janet Kurland, LCSW-C Jewish Community Services
Guide to talking with aging parents regarding medications, growth & development of the psychological issues of aging, Integrative approach to the psychology of aging and tools for successful psychology of aging, Film: Case study, vignettes along with small group activities
Limited seating available
Please RSVP via email to [email protected] with name, address, title, place of employment and phone-this will provide all necessary registration information.
Upon entry to our community, please park on the right side of the road to allow for any necessary medical personnel.
Thank you-looking forward to seeing you here!!!