Ever feel stuck when dealing with dementia? You are not alone. Cognitive impairment is challenging clinically, but you will learn tried-and-true techniques that will help simplify your assessment and treatment plan with dementia. Quickly determine where to focus your solution to dementia related difficulties. Dive into many pivotal topics including challenging behaviors, environment, engagement and caregiver stressors, and more! Walk away with immediate, practical and applicable strategies to treat people with dementia. Support these patients and families so they can still live their best life now.
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Lizette Cloete, OTR/L, CADDCT, CDP, graduated from the University of Pretoria (South Africa) in 1992. Recently, she and her husband moved to Greenville, SC to be closer to her parents, who both are aging with cognitive impairment. Her primary goal is to help her parents age in place.
With an international educational background and upbringing, Lizette brings a unique perspective to the table, incorporating her occupational therapy training from South Africa with her 30 years of experience in caring for people with dementia in the USA.
In 2020, Lizette established her company, Think Different Dementia, LLC with the goal of helping families committed to keeping their loved one with dementia at home, do so without sacrificing their own lives, health or relationships.
Lizette has been a frequent guest lecturer on various dementia-related topics at various state-level conferences over the past decade. She has been a guest on numerous podcasts and interviewed for the newspaper, educating people on dementia and dementia care. She is a Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer (CADDCT) and Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP). She volunteers as an Alzheimer’s Association Advocate for South Carolina, working towards advocacy for legislation to benefit people with dementia.
In 2020, using her clinical observation skills and evidence-based practice, Lizette developed an easy-to-use framework through which to view how to care for people with dementia, providing formal-care partners a systematic way to problem solve common dementia-related behaviors, called Dementia Made Simple.
Lizette thrives by helping families who are committed to keeping their loved one with dementia at home, while supporting them in this oftentimes difficult journey. For more information, visit her YouTube channel called Think Different Dementia or her website www.thinkdifferentdementia.com.
Financial: Lizette Cloete is the founder and CEO of Think Different Dementia, LLC. and has an employment relationship with Self Regional Medical Center. She receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Lizette Cloete has parents with dementia.
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Analyze and Assess The Dementia Situation – How to utilize appropriate assessments within your scope of practice as related to dementia/cognitive decline
Implement a Solution To The Dementia Situation- How to quickly determine where to focus your solution to dementia related difficulties
Modify and/or Maintain The Dementia Strategies - Putting it all together
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