Dementia for Rehabilitation Professionals
This webinar is the first in a three-part series for rehabilitation professionals who work with people living with dementia.
It focuses on understanding the differences and similarities between the four main types of dementia: Alzheimer’s Disease, Frontal Temporal Dementia, Vascular Dementia, and Lewy Body Dementia.
It includes insights into the physical and cognitive impairments that contribute to functional limitations and falls. It contains curse words, stories about when things went disastrously wrong, and the victories that keep us motivated.
This webinar is perfect for practitioners in any area of health care who want to update their knowledge about dementia.
This webinar includes:
- A BRIEF review of memory and memory loss
- An overview of Alzheimer’s Disease, Frontal Temporal Dementia, Vascular Dementia, and Lewy Body Dementia
- How dementia type impacts mobility, falls, and ADL performance
- Rehabilitation strategies and priorities for different dementia types
- Colourful Language
This webinar does not include:
- Detailed anatomy and physiology descriptions
- The history of rehabilitation and dementia
- Inspirational Speeches
Part two of this series provides assessment techniques, exercise recommendations, and engagement strategies specific to Home Care. Part three provides recommendations for professionals working in Long-Term Care or Memory Care Facilities.
Please Note: Part 1 of this series is free for everyone. Parts 2 and 3 is free for Embodia Members (subscribers) only. When you register you will be given the option to become an Embodia Member. If you have questions about our membership and what's included, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or click here to book a time to meet with us. The series will be recorded and made available for free along with certificates of completion for Embodia Members (subscribers) only.
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