STAFF TRAINING

  

TRAINING PROGRAM RECOMMENDATIONS FOR SUPPORT STAFF
 

Communication Basics
Maximizing communication and connection with the older adult


Hearing Loss and Vision
Maximizing communication when there are problems with hearing and vision


Speech Concerns
Maximizing communication when there are speech difficulties


Swallowing Issues
Understanding swallowing, identifying the red flags and modification basics


Memory Basics
Memory basics, understanding the changes in memory when multitasking or stressed


Memory Loss – part 1
Understanding the changes with mild cognitive impairments and early Alzheimer’s disease including understanding the red flags and safety concerns


Memory Loss – part 2
Maximizing communication with the memory impaired older adult


Activity Modification
How to modify activities when hearing, vision, speech and/or memory are impaired


Walking the Journey
Helping families, friends and caregivers meet them where they are in their journey

 

           For details on these programs or to create a particular program to meet your needs
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REFERENCES

 Refer to Kathryn's blogs and other resources for some of her information on these topics.