Managing Challenging Behaviors in Dementia

Managing Challenging Behaviors in Dementia

Managing Challenging Behaviors in Dementia is a comprehensive course designed to help caregivers develop a deeper understanding of dementia-related behaviors and equip them with practical strategies for managing these behaviors effectively. The course covers various aspects of dementia care, including understanding the causes of challenging behaviors and implementing person-centered approaches to care. Caregivers will learn techniques for managing agitation, aggression, wandering, and other common dementia behaviors, as well as communication strategies for effectively interacting with individuals with dementia. The ultimate goal of this course is to improve the quality of life for both the person with dementia and the caregiver.

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Overview

Details
  • Lessons: 9
  • Number of tests: 4
  • Hours: 1.0 hours
  • Students who are studying this course: 68
What you will learn
  • Identifying the causes of challenging behaviors in dementia
  • Person-centered approaches to dementia care
  • Techniques for managing agitation, aggression, and wandering
  • Communication strategies for individuals with dementia
  • Developing a care plan for managing challenging behaviors
  • Supporting caregivers' mental and emotional well-being

Lessons

    • Introduction to Dementia and its Impact on BehaviorIntroduction to Dementia and its Impact on Behavior
    • 9 mins
    • Causes of Challenging Behaviors in DementiaCauses of Challenging Behaviors in Dementia
    • 5 mins
    • Person-Centered Approaches to Dementia CarePerson-Centered Approaches to Dementia Care
    • 6 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Managing Agitation and Aggression in DementiaManaging Agitation and Aggression in Dementia
    • 5 mins
    • Managing Wandering in DementiaManaging Wandering in Dementia
    • 4 mins
    • Communication Strategies for Dementia CareCommunication Strategies for Dementia Care
    • 6 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Developing a Care Plan for Managing Challenging BehaviorsDeveloping a Care Plan for Managing Challenging Behaviors
    • 6 mins
    • Supporting Caregivers' Mental and Emotional Well-beingSupporting Caregivers' Mental and Emotional Well-being
    • 5 mins
    • Review and Resources for Ongoing LearningReview and Resources for Ongoing Learning
    • 5 mins
    • Knowledge Review Knowledge Review
    • 4 mins
    • Exam- Managing Challenging Behaviors in Dementia Exam- Managing Challenging Behaviors in Dementia
    • 15 mins

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