When:
August 10, 2021 all-day
2021-08-10T00:00:00+10:00
2021-08-11T00:00:00+10:00
Where:
Online Webinar
Contact:
Lorraine Paulos Consulting
Clinical Care for dementia in Home Care @ Online Webinar

Based on the Clinical Practices Guidelines and Principles of Care for People with Dementia, this webinar provides practical guidance for Care/Case Managers and clinicians such as registered nurses.

1.  Understanding Dementia

o   Identifying signs of dementia

o   Practical implementation of the 10 Dignity in Care Principles

o   Dementia care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and culturally and linguistically diverse populations

 

2.  A partnership approach

o   Communicating and engaging consumers living with dementia

o   Establishing, supporting and strengthening the Circle of Support

o   Developing a care plan in partnership

o   Defining what Quality of Life means for each consumer

o   Identification of meaningful activity planning

o   Recognising and reporting changes

 

3. Clinical Care and services:

o   Writing goals and care plans for those with dementia

o   Sensitively Communicating the needs of those with dementia

o   Maximising health and wellbeing

o   Promoting functional and social independence

o   Environmental assessment, redesign and modification to support independent functioning

o   Recognising strengths and capacities in assessment

o   Assessment, referrals and specialist assessment services

o   Identification and management of pain

o   Identification, measurement and management of behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia

o   Managing agitation, anxiety and physical expression of anger and frustration

o   Palliative care

 

4. Maximising the effectiveness of the team

o   Working collaboratively with other health professionals

o   Coordinated delivery of services

o   Support, education and oversight of frontline workers

o   Frontline workers recognising and reporting changes

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