Caring for Someone with Mid to Late Stage Alzheimer's Disease

$164.00

By: Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed)


This program will teach you a variety of techniques for relating to an individual with mid to late stage Alzheimer's. People in mid to late stages may have difficulty expressing their needs in words, may be unable to reason and may be unaware of what is socially appropriate. This program explores some very sensitive issues that occur in the mid to late stages of Alzheimer's. Learn about the core principles in Alzheimer's care, changes in tolerance levels, activities, naps, balancing the day and other topics.

Topics include: • Physiological and behavioral changes • Core principles in Alzheimer's care • Activities • Tolerance levels • Naps • Balancing the day • Repetitive calling out • Sexuality and intimacy • Pain management • Incontinence and toileting • Flexibility and humor 

Program comes with support materials, which include outline, learning objectives, key points and definitions, test and answer key. 

Total Course Time: 90 minutes (includes 43 minute DVD, support materials, review and testing)

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  • This program will teach you a variety of techniques for relating to an individual with mid to late stage Alzheimer's.