This course reinforces for your caregivers that appropriate activities have a positive effect on the behaviors associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Your caregivers will learn about the benefits of physical, mental, and sensory activities. The course also covers how to overcome obstacles that are preventing AD clients from being active, how to focus on the five senses, the importance of social activities, and the power of music when working with Alzheimer’s clients.
- List at least two benefits for each of these activity types: Physical activity, Mental activity, Sensory activity.
- Discuss why people with Alzheimer’s disease may resist activities and what they can do to help.
- Describe how ADL’s are beneficial activities that can become part of your client’s daily routine.
- Suggest activities for every AD client, regardless of stage or health status.
- Help their AD clients participate in stage-appropriate activities every day.
This course is recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association® for following evidence-based Dementia Care Practice Recommendations in the following topic areas: Alzheimer’s and dementia, person-centered care, assessment, and care planning, activities of daily living, and behaviors and communication. Learn more about this recognition HERE.