Positive Approach to Care

When:
April 6, 2018 @ 9:45 AM – 12:00 PM
2018-04-06T09:45:00-07:00
2018-04-06T12:00:00-07:00
Where:
Edwards Community Center
4375 Southwest Edwards Place
Beaverton, OR 97078
USA
Cost:
$25/co-op member, $50/non-member. (Check or money order payable to 'Edwards Center.')
Contact:
Heather Self
503-466-2171 x120

Assigned Host:

Edwards Center

Presenters:

Shelly Edwards

Description:

  • What are the changes in visual processing that impact a person’s ability to initiate interactions and respond to efforts to communicate and interact that are initiated by others, when dementia is present?
  • Learn how to compare and contrast unintentional and traditional social greetings and communication efforts using the Positive Physical Approach™ (PPA™) structured interactions as it relates to reactions and responses from the person living with dementia.
  • Learn how to use Hand-under-Hand® (HuH) technique greeting, comforting, attention, mobility, task initiation, tool/utensil use, and participation in tasks & activities

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