Dementia in Long Term Care: How Dementia Affects Care Planning (RNs / LPNs)


Up to half of all long-term care residents suffer from some form of dementia, such as Alzheimer's disease. Dementia often goes unnoticed. Only about 60% of all residents have undergone an effective screening to test their cognitive abilities. Dementia is associated with significant negative complications and can greatly impact the effectiveness of an individual's care plan.

During this program you'll learn how to:

- Define many common types of dementia
- Understand how the GDS can help track the progress of dementia
- Recognize how behaviors associated with dementia can impact care planning
- Understand the importance of structured programs

"Dementia in Long Term Care: How Dementia Affects Care Planning" is a practical educational tool. It demonstrates important methods and tools to help address the unique needs of residents with dementia. Filled with practical information and useful instruction, this video explains the relevance of dementia, how it can affect your residents and care planning decisions, and so much more.

This video training provides a unique and interactive learning experience. In addition to the valuable learning information contained in the video and accompanying facilitator guide, the video in-service provides opportunities for facilitated discussion to help participants understand how dementia influences individual care planning and overall resident health.


Price: $189.00 USD

Product ID: ELD009
Media: DVD
Year: 2008
Duration: 28:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Long Term Care, Mental Health Nursing
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