Training

Specific Topic Subjects: Assessment

A 2 day comprehensive behavioural problem-solving methodology consisting of assessment, programming & clinical care strategies.

Day 1
  • Differentiate symptomatic from circumstantial behaviours
  • Learn the differences between behaviour care versus management
  • Understand concepts of behavioural response and assessment strategies
  • Identify and decrease the impact of stressors
  • Understand organizational factors that deter effective behaviour management
  • Gain a variety of functional assessment and programming tools
Day 2
  • Gain effective documentation strategies for consistent 24 hour care
  • Gain comprehensive programming assessment and strategies
  • Understand specific behaviours through formal analysis techniques
  • Learn outcome measurement techniques to demonstrate success

Target:
Front-line Staff, Registered Staff, Managers

Schedule:
Multi-Day

Extras:
Handouts, Posters, Certificates

Note: This program is applicable for the elderly with dementia, cognitively well post psychiatric and the developmentally challenged.

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Understanding Falls Prevention from a Senior’s Prevention.

  • Understanding how cognitive limitations may challenge & benefit movement
  • Understanding how space & environment contribute or prevent risk
  • Understanding your role in the preventive process:
    • Motivating movement
    • Transitioning space and environment
    • Acknowledging reasonable risk

Target:
Front-line Staff, Registered Staff, Managers

Schedule:
1 1/2 hour, 3 hour

Extras:
Handouts, Posters

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Examining the impact of aging on the developmentally challenged, from the biological changes to the impact of Alzheimer’s.

Quality of Life
  • What is it and how can it be achieved?
Aging and its Effects
  • The effects of biological aging
  • Cognitive ability and impact of Alzheimer’s
Behaviour Management
  • The dynamics of challenging behaviours
  • Understanding the aggressive cycle
  • Defining an individual’s vulnerability
Care Strategies
  • Foundation of care: consistency, creativity and flexibility
  • Adapting the care routines
  • Functional assessment tools in dealing with challenging behaviours
  • Client Advocacy Approach

Target:
Front-line Staff, Registered Staff, Managers

Schedule:
3 hour, Full-day

Extras:
Handouts, Posters
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Post falls assessment and analysis is a platform for greater care planning outcomes, focusing on prevention of future fall events.

Assessing now & later:
  • Follow up assessments
  • Recognizing cycles/episodes of aggressive, chronic & violent behaviour
  • Social and cognitive outcomes – understanding “neuro” signs
  • Documenting the whole picture
Care Planning now:
  • Connecting the dots – reviewing and updating
  • Progress notes flow
  • Restorative and physio
  • Family awareness
Responding to patterns of falls
  • Brainstorming with the whole team
  • Creating preventive measures

Target:
Front-line Staff, Registered Staff, Managers

Schedule:
1 hour, 1 1/2 hours, 3 hours,

Extras:
Handouts, Posters

Note: Consider providing this workshop as a 3 hour session in the morning for your Registered Staff, and then as three 1 hour mini-workshops throughout the afternoon for your front line. With this schedule, a greater number of your staff will receive training relevant to their roles and responsibilities.

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