Dementia: Understanding the Disorder, Caring For the Person
This workshop will help you to recognize, assess, and work more effectively with individuals with dementia and their caregivers. The difference between aging related forgetfulness and early warning signs of dementia will be discussed, along with an overview of the stages & treatments for Alzheimer's disease & dementia. You will also learn practical techniques & strategies for caring for persons with dementia, based on the person centered care philosophy.
GeriEd Consulting is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland. GeriEd Consulting Maintains responsibility for this program which meets the criteria for 3 credit hours of Category I continuing education hours for social workers and associates licensed in Maryland. Please contact GeriEd Consulting at: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about this program.