NEW CLASS! Space still available
Using a Positive Physical Approach to Care
August 29, 2015 • 1:00-3:30 pm
This 2.5-hour skills-based workshop is based on Teepa Snow's Positive Approach to Care philosophy. This dementia care workshop is for anyone wishes to improve their ability to approach, connect and provide care with those living with dementia.
- Discussion of how to recognize and address sensory needs and tolerance, including Visual-Verbal-Touch, and the 3 zones of human awareness
- Practice of PAC "care partnering" techniques including Positive Physical Approach™ (PPA) and Hand Under Hand™ (HUH) and modifications by level of dementia.
- Review of common issues that occur throughout the progression of dementia, identifying needs at different stages of dementia.