Dementia Care: A Handbook for Long-Term Care Activities Staff

Dementia Care: A Handbook for Long-Term Care Activities Staff

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Dementia Care: A Handbook for Long-Term Care Activities Staff Sold in packs of 10! Adhere to the Centers for Medicare a Medicaid Services (CMS) dementia care initiative to reduce the use of antipsychotic medications in treating residents with dementia. This handbook will help the activities staff understand and address the challenging care needs of residents with dementia at each stage of the disease's progression. Activities directors and staff will benefit from the how-to guidance that breaks down CMS' initiative, and learn how to develop and implement an activities program that fits the needs of residents. This book provides: Guidance on the use of non-pharmacological methods of reducing dementia-related behaviors Tips on developing activities for residents with dementia Strategies for educating staff to provide assistance and assurance to residents' family members Table of Contents About the Author Foreword Chapter 1: Dementia Care in Long-Term Care Chapter 2: Understanding Dementia and Person-Centered Care Chapter 3: Building an Interdisciplinary Dementia Care Team Chapter 4: Conditions that Impact Cognitive Functioning Chapter 5: Assessment of Behavioral Conditions Chapter 6: Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Managing Dementia Behaviors Chapter 7: Pharmacological Approaches to Managing Dementia Behaviors Chapter 8: Monitoring Outcomes of Approaches Chapter 9: Dementia Care and the Activities Staff Dementia Care ResourcesTests must accurately reflect the skills, aptitude, or other factors being measured, and not the impaired, sensory, manual, or speaking skills of an employee with a disability, unless those are the skills the test is designed to measure (e.g., a companyanbsp;...


Title:Dementia Care: A Handbook for Long-Term Care Activities Staff
Author: Frosini Rubertino
Publisher:Business & Legal Reports, Inc. - 2014-06-27
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