Innovations in Dementia Rehab from Jane Yakel
Accurately Stage Patients with Dementia – the Seven Clinical Stages of Dementia
- Clinical name
- Clinical signs & symptoms of stages
- Mental ages of each stage
- Treatment/interventions for each stage
Incorporate Successful Interventions
- Errorless learning techniques
- Spaced retrieval
- Montessori-based dementia programming
- Reminiscence therapy
- Ability-based approach
- Written goals
- Case studies
In this recording, you’ll explore the top interventions and goal-setting strategies used by leading clinicians in the field of dementia. Walk through a differential diagnosis of all degenerative neurological disorders, and learn how to stage a patient’s dementia with accuracy to assure safety and appropriate expectations. Practice time-tested communication strategies for each stage of dementia that can help prevent social withdrawal by reducing feelings of distress and helplessness.
Step-by-step directions with live demonstrations will give you the confidence and skills to achieve functional goals with patients of all levels, as well as document functional outcomes and justify goals necessity.