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Dementia Education for Professionals

Phoebe at Home Services provides dementia education for professionals aimed to enhance the understanding of dementia for:

  • Administrators/Directors
  • Care Managers/Case Managers
  • Social Workers
  • Nurses
  • Direct Care Workers
  • Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Personal Care Attendants
  • Companions
  • Home Health Aides
  • Activities Aides

Click here for Pricing and our Dementia Education for Professionals Order Form
Our program offers 12 modules of Dementia Education for Professionals:
1. Dementia Overview

  • Dementia Overview
  • Types of Dementia
  • Reversible Causes
  • Evaluation of Dementia
  • Benefits of Early Diagnosis

2. Eating Difficulties

  • Eating and Nutrition
  • Eating Difficulties
  • Loss of appetite/Under eating & Weight loss
  • Overeating
  • Hydration
  • Choking/Dysphagia
  • Weight Loss
  • Oral Care
  • Eating Inappropriate Materials
  • Finger Foods

3. Physical Behaviors

  • Wandering
  • Pacing
  • Sundowning
  • Shadowing
  • Sleep Disturbances

4. Expressive Behaviors

  • Repetitive Behaviors
  • Spontaneous Vocalization
  • Picking at Things
  • Rummaging
  • Hiding and Hoarding
  • Sexual Inappropriateness

5. Psychological Behaviors

  • Disorientation to Person, Place and Time
  • Misinterpretations
  • Hallucinations
  • Delusions
  • Fears
  • Depression
  • Paranoia/Suspiciousness
  • Social Withdrawal/Apathy
  • Decision Making Difficulties

6. Activities of Daily Living

  • Bathing
  • Grooming
  • Dressing
  • Toileting
  • Incontinence
  • Resistance to Care
  • Agitation/Aggression/Combativeness

7. Instrumental Activities of Daily Living

  • Shopping
  • Cooking
  • Using the Telephone
  • Driving/Transportation
  • Laundry
  • Housework

8. Home Safety

  • Home Safety
  • Bathroom Safety
  • Kitchen Safety
  • Bedroom Safety
  • Living Room/Family Room Safety
  • Outside the Home Safety

9. Mobility

  • Transferring
  • Walking
  • Stair Climbing
  • Fall Management
  • Exercise
  • Therapy

10. Activities

  • Diversional Activity
  • Validation Therapy

11. Medication Management

  • Medication Management
  • Pain Management

12. End of Life Planning

  • Finances
  • POA/Living Wills
  • Estate Planning
  • Insurance Benefits
  • End of Life Planning

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