Communication and Behavioral Challenges of Dementia

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Name: Communication and Behavioral Challenges of Dementia
Date: September 18, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Event Description:

With?dementia, communication challenges and behavioral challenges are often two sides of the same coin. This interactive workshop will initially focus on how individuals with dementia communicate their needs and wants at the various stages of their disease process. Professional caregivers, family, and friends will learn how to effectively interpret and respond to their needs and wants in ways that are caring and dignified. 

With behavioral challenges, participants will learn that: all behavior has meaning and that behavior is communication. Understanding the difference between typical behaviors for individuals with dementia and those that may present challenges will be emphasized. Effective responses to behavioral challenges will include real life examples and will emphasize the importance of safety for everyone. 

Location:

Keystone Elder Law 

555 Gettysburg Pike, Suite B-300 

Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 

Date/Time Information:

September 18, 2018 

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm 

Contact Information:
Melissa Chittum
Fees/Admission:

Cost: $35/person 

CEU’s for Social Workers: $50 

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