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Understanding Behavior and Communication Strategies in Persons with Dementia

Date: Thursday, January 13th
Time: 8:00-9:00 am
Platform: GoToMeeting
Cost: Members are FREE, Non-Member are $45

 

Learning Objectives: 
    • -Understand Alzheimer’s Disease, related dementias, and their impact on cognitive function
    • -Recognize challenging behaviors as communication in persons with dementia.
    • -Understand the meaning of person-centered approach to care.
    • -Learn appropriate communication and intervention techniques for escalating behavior.

 

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About our Speaker:

Joanie Howe PT DPT GCS CDP DCS
Clinical Manager Team One
EvergreenHealth Home Care Services

 

Joanie has been a Physical Therapist for over thirty years and specializes in Geriatrics and Dementia care.
She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Montana and is Board certified by the APTA in Geriatrics. She is Certified Dementia Practitioner by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Joanie was the 2019 recipient of the HCAW Therapist of the Year Award for her work in dementia care. She is employed at Evergreen Home Health as a Clinical Manager.

 

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