Date(s) - 02/04/2014
Join us for this informational workshop with guest speaker Teepa Snow.
This workshop will include discussions that encompass the following six key elements:
~ Impact of the level and type of dementia on the person’s abilities and lack of abilities.
~ Impact of other conditions, medications, treatments, sensory changes on person’s abilities.
~ Role of life history, personality traits, personal preferences.
~ Power of environmental features and factors.
~ Importance of familiar routines and rhythms throughout the day.
~ Impact of behavior of care providers and others on individual’s actions
Ms. Snow is an occupational therapist with 30 years experience in geriatrics. She has also worked as a restorative care coordinator for long-term care facilities, as well as providing direct care in community, home health, long-term care, assisted living, and rehabilitation settings. She has worked collaboratively to conduct clinical research in a variety of settings and on a variety of geriatric topics. Currently she is working as a dementia care and dementia education specialist with an independent practice.
Among her accolades, she has clinical appointments with Duke University’s School of Nursing and UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Medicine.
Contact our Joan Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org or in Fairbanks at 907-452-2277 for additional details.