Gentle Approach to Dementia Care

Gentle Approach to Dementia Care

The Gentle Approach in dementia care is a person-centered method for managing responsive behaviors associated with dementia. It emphasizes the use of non-confrontational communication techniques and gentle physical interventions to reduce agitation, aggression, and other challenging behaviors. The course aims to provide caregivers with the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes to provide compassionate care for individuals with dementia. By understanding the causes of responsive behaviors and learning how to engage and communicate effectively, caregivers can create a supportive environment that promotes well-being and enhances the quality of life for people living with dementia.

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Overview

Details
  • Lessons: 7
  • Number of tests: 3
  • Hours: 1.0 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 154
What you will learn
  • Understand the principles of person-centered care
  • Identify the causes of responsive behaviors in dementia
  • Learn effective communication techniques for individuals with dementia
  • Develop skills for managing challenging behaviors
  • Recognize the importance of self-care for caregivers

Lessons

    • Introduction to the Gentle Approach in Dementia CareIntroduction to the Gentle Approach in Dementia Care
    • 6 mins
    • Principles of Person-Centered CarePrinciples of Person-Centered Care
    • 6 mins
    • Understanding Responsive Behaviors in DementiaUnderstanding Responsive Behaviors in Dementia
    • 3 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Effective Communication Techniques for Dementia CareEffective Communication Techniques for Dementia Care
    • 5 mins
    • Managing Challenging BehaviorsManaging Challenging Behaviors
    • 5 mins
    • Self-Care for CaregiversSelf-Care for Caregivers
    • 4 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Creating a Supportive Environment for Dementia CareCreating a Supportive Environment for Dementia Care
    • 4 mins
    • Exam- Gentle Approach to Dementia Care Exam- Gentle Approach to Dementia Care
    • 15 mins

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