Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease: What every acute care provider should know

The purpose of this learning activity is three-fold: to enhance the acute care health care provider's understanding of dementia, it is symptoms, and progression; to introduce strategies to improve interactions and communication with patient's who have dementia; to expand skills in providing ability-need based assistance to optimize caregiving; and, to develop and implement programming that promotes routines and reductions in behavioral problems.