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Region 5 Workshop-Activity Assistant Day
June 19, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm$20.00
Activity Assistant Day-Workshop!
We have dropped the price of the workshop for this one day! We encourage area professionals to bring more of their support staff and assistants to come take part in the workshop!
MORNING SESSION (9:30-11:30AM)
Presenter: Jody Loseth, WCDAN Lead Educator, Alzheimer’s Association Educator. (West Central Dementia Awareness Network)
TOPIC: “Effective Communication Strategies and Living with Alzheimer’s Disease for Car Givers (Middle-Late Stage)”
>Explain the communication changes that take place throughout the course of the disease
>Decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia and respond in ways that are helpful to the person
>Identify strategies to connect and communicate at each state of the disease
AFTERNOON SESSION (12:30-2:30PM)
Presenter: Nicole Woodrich, Massage Therapist
TOPIC: Massage Therapy & Residents
>Identify how massage therapy is beneficial for Residents/Elders
>Learn how to give a relaxing and beneficial hand, arm, and shoulder massage