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Family Seminars

Responsive Behaviors
That Challenge

In order for a home to be a nice place to live, it must be a nice place to work. Studies have shown that one of the most important factors in quality of care for persons with dementia is his/her relationship with direct care staff. The aim of this workshop is to provide participants with an understanding of how the environment can impact on the behavior of the person with dementia.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the philosophy of person–centered care
  • Demonstrate effective communication with persons with dementia
  • Examine environmental factors which impact on behaviors
  • Discuss modifications to the environment
  • Examine the Personhood Model of Care

Who Should Attend

Professional and family care partners who are concerned in delivering the very best quality care for persons with dementia

Course Material

Participants receive a certificate of attendance, all course hand-outs, the Living Dementia Case–Study Approach, and a Care Wheel