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Wednesday, September 04, 2013

COPSA Education Videos on Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease in Long-Term Care

September 2013 marks the second annual World Alzheimer’s Month and in honour of the occasion, this week’s web pick is the COPSA Education Channel featuring 3 videos on Alzheimer’s and Dementia care in long-term care homes.  The COPSA Institute for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders is a university-based program that provides a daily care program for older adults with dementia and other related disorders.  The Centre has produced the following 3 video that are available to view online:
·         Bridges: A toolkit for adult day program professionals and family caregivers
A video to educate staff on building supportive partnerships with family caregivers

·         Bridges: A toolkit for family caregivers of people with dementia
A video to educate family caregivers on how to build supportive relationships with long-term care staff

·         Circle of Harmony: Managing Behavioral Disturbances in Adult Day Dementia Programs
A training video for healthcare staff and family caregivers on techniques to manage common behavioural disturbances

The videos can be viewed online here.  For more information on Behaviour in Long-Term Care, don’t forget to check out our Current Perspectives on the topic.

1 comment:

David Tal said...

Nice post about Alzheimer's Care, really this will increase day by day. But we are responsible for providing the nursing care, health care facilities for senior or disables people. Our communities understand the unique need and provide the special environment to the seniors.

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