Dementia: Individualized Care Techniques to Support Nourishment and Hy
Live Webcast

Dementia: Individualized Care Techniques to Support Nourishment and Hydration


Faculty:
Teepa L. Snow
Duration:
Full Day
Product Code:
LWC063235
Brochure Code:
PLW68458
Media Type:
Live Webcast - Also available: Digital Seminar


Description

Watch world renowned dementia expert and author, Teepa L. Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, for this engaging live webcast as you explore the depth and breadth of change that various forms of dementia have on the person’s interest in and ability to consume food and drink—for enjoyment and survival. During this highly interactive program, you will learn the skills necessary to design and implement programs that serve your client to optimize remaining abilities and capacities while respecting and acknowledging the limitations that this neurodegenerative condition ultimately has on the person.

Drawing on over 30 years of clinical experience and research with dementia, Teepa will teach you practical and useful strategies and techniques to maximize functional performance, engagement and safety. You will walk away with screening and assessment maneuvers, environmental and programming modifications, ability-based cueing and assistance from first symptoms to end of the life considerations, and will be able to make a positive and valuable difference in the lives of people living with dementia whether:

  • Guiding in food and drink preparation during early stage situations
  • Fostering item selection and supported intake in mid-stages
  • Offering moisture and tastes for sensory satisfaction only at life’s end.

Credits

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information: Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this live interactive webcast. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether web based activities are an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # FBN2858. This course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours. 

**Florida Participants Only: To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com to have your Florida credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


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PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2017-January 27, 2020. Licensed Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social Workers participating in the course will receive 5.25 (Clinical Practice) and 1.0 (Ethics) continuing education clock hours for completing this intermediate course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation and pass the post-test.Canadian provinces may accept activities approved by the ASWB for ongoing professional development.


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COLORADO PARTICIPANTS ONLY: To be reported to the Colorado Chapter of the NASW, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com and provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


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** Florida Participants Only:  To automatically be reported to CE Broker, after completing and passing the online post-test/evaluation, please contact cepesi@pesi.com to have your Florida credits reported to CE Broker. You will need to provide the full title of the webcast, speaker name, date of live broadcast, your name and your license number in the email.


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Faculty

Teepa L. Snow Related seminars and products: 1

MS, OTR/L, FAOTA


Teepa L. Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, is a leading expert on dementia with over 30 years of clinical experience, medical research and trainings. Her company Positive Approach® is an international dementia care training, education and consulting organization that provides= care techniques and training models used by clinicians and families working or living with dementia or other brain changes throughout the world. Teepa’s care strategies and techniques integrate therapeutic approaches that foster positive outcomes, modified environmental supports and expectations that match retained abilities of people living with dementia. She provides direct care in community and wellness centers, day programming sites, home care settings, assisted living and CCRC communities, long term care facilities, out-patient clinics, hospitals and rehabilitation settings.

Teepa teaches about the value of connection, particularly when primary verbal communication and interaction abilities are altered. Her teaching style is extraordinarily unique in that she is able to accurately demonstrate and model the struggle and challenges dementia creates for all parties involved. She is an enlightening, witty, entertaining, and energetic speaker, who is much sought after to present to agencies and organizations across the U.S and Canada.

Teepa has clinical appointments with Duke University’s School of Nursing and UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Medicine. She works with the CMS INTERACT program and is an active member of the US Dementia Action Alliance. Teepa has worked as an OT director in a head injury facility, a clinical specialist in geriatrics for a Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, and a therapist and restorative care coordinator for long term care facilities. She has served as the director of education and lead trainer for the Eastern N.C. Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, as the program director of Durham Technical Community College’s OTA program, as an interdisciplinary team member and clinical associate professor at UNC-CH School of Medicine’s Program on Aging, and as a coordinator and care manager for CAP Medicaid waiver services in NC.

Teepa has served in a wide variety of leadership and advisory positions in professional organizations at both state and national levels, including the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, AOTA, and NBCOT.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial:  Teepa Snow is in private practice.  She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. 

Non-financial:  Teepa Snow is a member of the NC Coalition for Long Term Care Enhancement; American Occupational Therapy Association; North Carolina Occupational Therapy Association; North Carolina Assisted Living Association; and Friends of Residents in Long Term Care.  


Additional Info

Program Information

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Additional Resources

To order the book, Clinician’s Guide to Successful Evaluation and Treatment of Dementia, please visit our product store.

To order the DVD, Cognitive Therapy for Dementia: Effective Evaluation & Therapeutic Interventions, please visit our product store.


Access Period for Live Webcast

For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review. 


Webcast Schedule

Please note: There will be a lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion.


Objectives

  1. Articulate dementia’s effect on appetite, nutrition, hydration, meal prep and eating as it relates to intervention planning.
  2. Recognize the cause/effect of various changes in neurological processing, both cortical and sub-cortical, that affect the client’s oral intake and hydration.
  3. Identify the changes in the client’s physiological function, perceptions, abilities, and interests that are caused by advancing dementia as they affect appetite, eating, drinking, intake and elimination.
  4. Utilize dynamic screening skills to determine client’s state of cognitive abilities and functional capacities related to eating or drinking.
  5. Connect common concerns at early, middle, late and end of life stages of dementia to intervention planning that address the client’s interest in and ability to consume food and drink at these stages.
  6. Assess whether nutrition and eating support is being optimized at each dementia level based on the client’s abilities, needs and disease.
  7. Utilize techniques and strategies when nourishment and hydration is no long the goal in end of life stage of dementia.

Outline

Dementia’s Effect on Appetite, Nutrition, Hydration, Meal Preparation and Eating
  • Our relationship with food, drink, meal preparation and eating from multiple aspects:
    • Cultural
    • Spiritual
    • Social
    • Emotional
    • Individual
    • Physical
    • Sensory
    • Physiological
  • Value and meaning of food and drink that affect behaviors related to food and intake
  • Assessment tools to personalize behavioral interventions 

Impact of Dementia on Changes in Brain Function

  • Screen for visual, auditory, sensory-motor, olfactory and gustatory sensory intake
  • Processing changes at various stages of dementia
  • Cognitive skill alterations that affect independence, interest and engagement:
    • Time awareness
    • Situational awareness
    • Problem solving
    • Sequencing
    • Memory
    • Language processing
    • Impulse control

Ability-based and Cognitive Disability Evaluation Tool – GEMS® Model

  • Provides common language and a framework to modify expectations and environments for:
    • Early Stage (Diamond)
    • Moderate Stage (Emerald)
    • Moderately Severe Stage (Amber)
    • Severe Stage (Rubies)
    • Extreme Stage (Pearls)

Techniques to Develop Skills that Optimize Successful Nourishment and Hydration

  • Structured initiating to promote active participation and limit refusals
  • Verbal statements to promote choice, self-direction and task initiation
  • Cueing sequences with graded options for each GEMS® state
  • Support attempts, focus attention, automatic reactions and reflexes
  • Minimize distractions and passive feeding behaviors

Strategies to Enhance Nourishment and Hydration in Early to Late Stage

  • Guide meal selection, settings and routines in combination with each GEMS® state
  • Limit refusals, negative reactions, over or under eating or drinking
  • Cues, routines, communication and interaction skills to optimize performance
  • Social, physical, and sensory environmental features that foster or impair optimal function
  • Environmental settings/situations to address probable areas of concern
  • Create individualized care programs to provide optimal support for you
  • Members of a support team: The role of each person/discipline

Life is Ending: The Role of Food and Drink

  • Physical, behavioral, and physiological changes that typically signal the ending of life
  • Interaction skills that support the exploration of:
    • Personal beliefs about life sustaining measures
    • Personal choice
    • Offer versus push
    • Value and meaning of food and drink
    • Eating by mouth versus artificial hydration and nourishment
  • Offering techniques that differentiate between lack of ability to make use of the nourishment and hydration vs. inability to understand the offer of food or drink
  • Techniques and strategies when nourishment and hydration is no longer the goal

Target Audience

  • Social Workers
  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Counselors
  • Nursing Home Administrators
  • Senior Living Professionals
  • CNAs

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